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Collections > Ceramics > Vase
Vase off gourd shaped form with tall cylindrical neck. Decorated around the centre with a broad band edged on either side with a thin blue band, which in turn is edged in black. The broad band is decorated with shells, grotesque mask heads gushing water from their mouths, which falls into shell shaped bowls; on either side an amorino and acanthus leaf scrollwork. The neck is similarly decorated.
Size: Height: 32 cm.
Artist / Maker: Gien Earthenware
Object Type: vase
Actual Date: c. 1870
Century: 19th century
Museum Accession Number: Founders/X.4140