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Vase

Item Information

Title:
Vase
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.
Date:
1868–1899
Format:
Objects/Artifacts
Genre:
porcelain
glazing (coating)
painting (image-making)
hand-painted
tin (metal)
vases
Location:
Historic New England
Collection (local):
Digitized Museum Collections
Subjects:
Orientalism
scholars
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Hippocampus (genus)
Porcelain
Seahorse
Tin Glazed
Painted
Scholar
Places:
MaineYork (county)South Berwick
Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.)
Extent:
15.5 in. x 7.875 in. (H x W)
Link to Item:
Terms of Use:
Rights status not evaluated.
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Notes:
Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan
Accession #:
1949.408
Identifier:
8049