Vase: gold cherub

 
Vase: gold cherub
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  • Title :     Vase: gold cherub
  • Artist:     Alphonse Mucha Designer
  • Accession:     85.7.27
  • Country:     France Paris
  • Date:     circa 1900
  • Dimensions:     Inches 9-3/4 5-1/8 4-3/8, Centimeters 24.8 13.0 11.1
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Decorative Arts and Furniture
  • Collection Theme:     Art Nouveau
  • Subject:     Ceramics/Ceramic Design
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     85.7.27.JPG
  • Tags:     Art Nouveau~Decorative Arts and Furniture
Description:
Overall polychrome gloss glazed ceramic vase with gilt trim at rim, mounted on raised foliate relief ormolu base; two high relief faces at top of vase on opposite sides in white bisque surrounded by raised foliate relief ormolu; glaze coloration ranges from cobalt blue at top to green, pale blue, mottled brown, cream, and almost a white matte at base.