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Vase (England)

This is a Vase. It was designed by Christopher Dresser and manufactured by Linthorpe Pottery, Yorkshire and Henry Tooth. It is dated 1880–82 and we acquired it in 1986. Its medium is glazed earthenware, overglaze lustre. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by David Schafer. It is credited Gift of David Schafer.

  • Drawing, Study of Irises
  • pen and ink, graphite and watercolor on yellow tracing paper.
  • Gift of Starling W. Childs and Ward Cheney.
  • 1937-59-37
  • Vase (USA)
  • glazed and lustered earthenware.
  • Gift of Marcia and William Goodman.
  • 1984-84-25
  • Textile, Iris
  • linen.
  • Gift of Henry C. and Eleanor Kluck.
  • 1985-84-10

Our curators have highlighted 4 objects that are related to this one. Here are three of them, selected at random:

  • Vase
  • mouth-blown favrile glass.
  • Gift of Stanley Siegel, from the Stanley Siegel Collection.
  • 1975-32-9

Its dimensions are

H x diam.: 48 x 21 cm (18 7/8 x 8 1/4 in.)

It has the following markings

Impressed on underside: "LINTHORPE/Dresser signature in script/HT in mono- gram/"A.F." inscribed/168"

Cite this object as

Vase (England); Designed by Christopher Dresser (Scottish, 1834 – 1904); glazed earthenware, overglaze lustre; H x diam.: 48 x 21 cm (18 7/8 x 8 1/4 in.); Gift of David Schafer; 1986-42-4

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