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Vase

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Ovoid body with three handles in the form of serpents.

Marks

Printed factory mark. Impressed: 'U', 8, 655. Painted in gilt 'BK' and with a crescent around a circle. Shape no. 655 was first used in 1878, and is described in the archives as 'Vase'. Impressed mark 'U' indicates date letter for 18

Provenance

Gift of George Peabody Gardner (Accession date: June 3, 1920)

Credit Line

Gift of George Peabody Gardner

English (Worcester), about 1883

Dimensions

Overall: 21.5cm (8 7/16in.)

Accession Number

20.790

Medium or Technique

Lead-glazed hard-paste porcelain with gilded and bronzed decoration

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain