Hexagonal covered vase

English
about 1765-1770
Made at Worcester Manufactory (England)


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

38.73 cm (15 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

53.1012a-b

Medium or Technique

Porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Dark blue with large reserves of white outlined in delicate gilded scrolls. Foliate gilding on blue. Straight neck with shaped reserves of leaf and fruit painting, flanged domed cover, pointed finial, white tipped with gold. Front and back exotic birds, small panels of birds on shoulders. Cover has two shaped reserves of birds, two round ones with butterflies, ornament on flange.

Markings

Unmarked.

Credit Line

Gift of Richard C. Paine