Made by the Faience Manufacturing Company (1881–1892)
New York City
Porcelain; H. 5 1/4 in. (13.3 cm), Diam. 4 1/4 in. (10.8 cm)
The Florence I. Balasny–Barnes Collection, Gift of Florence I. Balasny–Barnes, in memory of her parents, Elizabeth C. and Joseph Balasny, 1991 (1991.370.15)
An exquisite porcelain vase of Chinese derivation with sponged enamel leaves, raised gold-paste tendrils, and applied red jewels on a gilt pink luster ground contrasts with the Faience Manufacturing Company's monumental vessels and demonstrates that the firm was equally adept at making petite objects for cabinet display.