Flower Vase

Flower Vase

c. 1520-1540

Lead-glazed white-paste earthenware, molded and inlaid slip decoration

Diameter of top: 14.5 cm (5 11/16 in.); Diameter of base: 45.7 x 17.2 cm (18 x 6 3/4 in.)

Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund 1950.125

Description

Made as two separate elements, this extremely rare example of Saint-Porchaire ware may have been conceived primarily as a tour de force of decorative art.

See also

Contact us

The information about this object, including provenance information, is based on historic information and may not be currently accurate or complete. Research on objects is an ongoing process, but the information about this object may not reflect the most current information available to CMA. If you notice a mistake or have additional information about this object, please email collectionsdata@clevelandart.org.

To request more information about this object, study images, or bibliography, contact the Ingalls Library Reference Desk.

Is something not working on this page? Please email help.website@clevelandart.org.

Request a digital file from Image Services that is not available through CC0, a detail image, or any image with a color bar.