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Vase

Octagonal vase with flaring rim, short nipped neck and columnal body. Neck decorated with alternating floral designs in iron red and green. Shoulder of vase decorated with abstract floral motifs in cobalt. With a Chinese figure, flowers, and a phoenix and lappets above and below.

Marks

Mark of the Claw in blue.

Credit Line

Gift of Rita and Frits Markus

Dutch (Delft), 19th century

Object Place

The Netherlands

Accession Number

1985.74

Medium or Technique

Tin-glazed earthenware with polychrome decoration

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware