Vase

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

ca. 1850

GUSN

GUSN-24857

Description

White clay body w/ transparent glaze. Simple vasiform w/ slightly swelled body tapering to circular basal ring w/ slightly recessed flat bottom. Rounded shoulders tapering to indented neck and swelling to trumpet form mouth. Underglaze blue painted decoration featuring 3 wise men w/ bonsai plants under a pine tree.

Details

Descriptive Terms

vases
porcelain
figure- and animal-derived motifs
men (male humans)
Porcelain
Men
Bonsai
VASE

Associated Building

Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Household Accessory

Dimensions

7.75 x 4.25 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman

Accession Number

1985.159