Urn

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1790-1792

GUSN

GUSN-25682

Description

Urn [A] with cover [B]. Urn has a white body with colorless glaze. Bulbous urn shape terminating in short cylindrical beaded mouth. Two molded pistol handles at shoulders. Molded on back and front with bell flower swag below oval medallion painted with wooded landscape in orange. Molded decoration highlighted with orange and gilt. Medallion surrounded by floral and ribboned swag decoration. Random floral sprigs overall. Circular foot with molded leaves terminates in marbleized square base. Circular cover [B] has a molded and enameled basket weave border. Slightly domed in center and terminating in pine cone finial. Deep flange.

Details

Descriptive Terms

urns
porcelain
Urn, Decorative
Urn, Decorative

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Household Accessories; Decorative Furnishings

Dimensions

15 5/16 x 9 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Helen Howe Allen

Accession Number

1982.3.2AB