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


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.

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