Vase

Collection Type

  • Lighting

Date

1890

GUSN

GUSN-64537

Description

In the Japanese taste. Round club-shaped earthenware vase with wide cylindrical mouth and shaped shoulders. Cream-colored matte ground on white clay body with a black circular reserve with bird motif; white gilt reserve with architectural view and palm leaf. Circular bronze base with bracket like feet; cast oriental motifs. Corresponding domed top fitted at top with brass oil lamp fixture, to receive chimney. Electrified.

Details

Descriptive Terms

electric lamps (lighting device components)
earthenware
Japonaiserie
Orientalism
Lamp
Lamp, Electric
Earthenware
Orientalism
Japonais
Lamp, Electric

Associated Building

Original to Roseland Cottage (Woodstock, Conn.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Lighting Equipment; Lighting Devices

Dimensions

20 x 9 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Margaret Carson Holt

Accession Number

1970.657