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De Porceleyne Fles

8.5" H x 4.5" W

6626

c. 1900

Description

Inventory Number 6626

Size 8.5" H x 4.5" W

Material Earthenware

Period Art Nouveau

Country of Origin Netherlands

Year Made c. 1900

A high-shouldered form related to Chinese precedents, this vase is ornamented with petal-shaped lobes that appear within stippled borders. Slightly below the shoulder level of each petal are incised patterns that suggest cross sections of seed pods or sea animals.

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