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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2015.2
People
Designed by Karl L. H. Müller, American (c. 1820 - 1887)
Manufactured by Union Porcelain Works, American (active 1863 - c. 1922)
Title
Century Vase
Classification
Vessels
Work Type
vessel
Date
c. 1876-77
Places
Creation Place: North America, United States, New York, Brooklyn
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/352470
Location
Level 2, Room 2340, European and American Art, 17th–19th century, The Silver Cabinet: Art and Ritual, 1600–1850
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Physical Descriptions
Medium
Porcelain, partially painted and gilded
Dimensions
32.5 x 29.2 cm (12 13/16 x 11 1/2 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • manufacturer's mark: stamped in black on bottom of vase, inscribed within a circle: MANUFACTURED BY UNION PORCELAIN WORKS GREENPOINT, N.Y.
Provenance
Private Collection, West Coast, until 2011. [Hirschl & Adler Galleries, New York] sold; to Harvard Art Museums, 2015.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Augustus S. Cobb, by exchange
Accession Year
2015
Object Number
2015.2
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Exhibition History

32Q: 2340 Cabinet Gallery, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 06/15/2016 - 09/24/2019; Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 11/25/2019 - 12/31/2024

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