Lamp

Collection Type

  • Lighting

Date

1865-1900

GUSN

GUSN-4242

Description

Very tall porcelain vase with crackled white ground upon which is decoration in blue of two dragons opposing each other and small blue Chinese motifs throughout; brown handles at sides on neck; fitted with electrical fixture at mouth that does not marr the vase; lampshade with duck motif.

Details

Descriptive Terms

lamps (lighting devices)
porcelain
tin (metal)
Porcelain
Tin Glazed
Crackled
Duck
Dragon
LAMP

Inscription

Chinese inscription on bottom.

Associated Building

Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Japan

Object Type

Lighting Device

Dimensions

17.5 x 8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.495