Nov 26, 2007

Vase

Vase

1901–1907

decorated by

Jacques Sicard

(French, 1865–1923)

made by

and Weller Pottery

(American)

Earthenware

Diameter: 18.9 x 15.4 cm (7 7/16 x 6 1/16 in.)

Gift of Dr. and Mrs. George A. Seeley 1988.126

Description

This vase's distinctive metallic sheen is achieved through a technique known as luster glazing, in which ground metals, typically silver, gold, or platinum, are incorporated into the glazing process. A green-gold luster glaze forms the vase's decoration of vines and leaves.

See also
Collection: 
Decorative Arts
Type of artwork: 
Ceramic
Medium: 
Earthenware

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