Century Vase

Karl L. H. Muller, American (born Germany), 1820 - 1887, Union Porcelain Works, Greenpoint, Brooklyn, New York, active 1863 - about 1922

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about 1876-1877

Porcelain, with bisque and glazed surfaces

Overall: 12 5/8 x 10 1/16 in. (32 x 25.5 cm)

Rim: 7 3/16 in. (18.3 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through the Katharine T. and Merrill G. Beede 1929 Fund

2008.96

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Furnishings: Household Accessory

Classification

Decorative Arts

On view

Inscription

Impressed on bottom, on applied molded disk: UPW / [eagle's head with S in beak] / incised with what is likely potter's mark on bottom: N; impressed, on side (into tree stump, in historical vignette of man seated on stump outside cabin and holding ax): U.P.W.; gummed label on bottom, with typed dealer's inventory number: FAPG15148D

Course History

WRIT 5, America's Founding Fathers: Why They Still Matter, Marlene Heck, Winter 2015

Provenance

Private collection, since the early 1990's; Hirschl & Adler Galleries, Inc., New York,; sold to present collection, 2008.

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