Vase

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1830-1860

GUSN

GUSN-25679

Description

Club-shaped form w/ high neck w/ wide circular mouth and w/ elongated cylindrical body terminating in circular foot. Applied molded meandering branch handles at each side centered w/ a lily-type flower. White glazed body w/ overglaze polychrome wash decoration of figured scene featuring seated 16th c. courtesan in pink gown over yellow dress, holding fan. Gilt highlights overall on handles; gilt floral sprig on back; gilt overall pattern on neck w/ oval cross-hatch reserve in center.

Details

Descriptive Terms

vases
porcelain
Porcelain
VASE

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Household Accessory

Accession Number

1981.41.2

Places

Probably