Wedgwood Copy of the Portland Vase

Object Name: 
Wedgwood Copy of the Portland Vase

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Object Name: 
Wedgwood Copy of the Portland Vase
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 25.4 cm, Diam (max): 18 cm
On Display
about 1880
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Herbert N. Strauss
Primary Description: 
Very deep brown (almost black) jasperware with opaque white appliqués. Vessel thrown; handles attached; decoration molded and applied; ground and polished. Form and composition of ornament are similar to 92.7.2 and very similar indeed to 92.7.3. The figure on the underside of the base is aligned so that the top of the head is beneath figure C. Stamped ".WEDGWOOD." on edge of base below tree behind figure D and with short vertical line impressed to right of stamp.
Strauss, Mrs. Herbert N., Source
Rakow, Leonard S., Former Collection
Loeb, Mrs. Morris, Former Collection
Reflecting Antiquity: Modern Glass Inspired by Ancient Rome (2008-04) illustrated, p. ?;
Modern Glass Inspired By Ancient Rome (2008-02-22) illustrated, p. 1;
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume Three (2003) illustrated, p. 179, #1204; BIB# 58895