Pink Animal with Black Rat

Pink Animal with Black Rat

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Object Name: 
Enameled Bottle
Pink Animal with Black Rat
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Overall H: 27.5 cm, W: 19.7 cm, D: 8.8 cm
Not on Display
Primary Description: 
Colorless, opaque white lead glasses, polychrome enamels; blown in wooden mold, tooled, rolled inc. rushed glass or enamel, enameled, fired at 1000 degrees F. Squared bottle with enameled decoration; two broad sides, narrow necked and collared opening with transparent green enameling, flared fire-polished rim; shoulders and overall body covered with mottled white flecks; one broad side of body decorated with landscape framed within black line in semi-circular format, scene depicts blue sky with three white clouds and four black and red birds, green foreground with blue foliage, large four-legged pink animal with spotted stomach (pig?), front legs reaching towards smaller black animal with four legs and long tail (rat?); back side has small blue rectangle outlined in black with interior decoration of black dots; overall brush marks in decoration; flattened base; ground and polished pontil; inscribed in block letters on pontil: "BODA/UNIK 843/ULRICA"; enameled in black script at lower right corner of decoration: "Ulrica H-V".
Kosta Boda AB, Source