Vase

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1868-1899

GUSN

GUSN-8049

Description

Modified club-shaped form; applied seahorse handles. White clay body with underglaze cobalt blue decoration. Handpainted scene of three Japanese scholars or wise men sitting below a tree. Circular bottom without foot ring.

Details

Descriptive Terms

vases
porcelain
glazing (coating)
painting (image-making)
hand-painted
tin (metal)
Orientalism
scholars
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Hippocampus (genus)
Porcelain
Seahorse
Tin Glazed
Painted
Orientalism
Scholar
VASE

Associated Building

Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

15.5 x 7.875 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan

Accession Number

1949.408