Made by the Faience Manufacturing Company (1881–1892)
New York City
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.