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Medium
stoneware (blue jasper)
Measurements
(a-c) 75.6 × 27.6 cm diameter (overall)
Place/s of Execution
Staffordshire, England
Accession Number
D14.a-c-1993
Department
International Decorative Arts
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Presented through The Art Foundation of Victoria by Mr Keith M. Deutsher, Founder Benefactor, 1993
Gallery location
18th & 19th Century Decorative Arts & Paintings Gallery
Level 2, NGV International
Description
Vase with serpent-shaped handles from Medusa heads, sits on socle foot on a square base. Finial on lid in the form of winged horse Pegasus. Relief decoration shows 'Apotheosis of Homer'. Drum-shaped pedestal, decorated with festoons and trophies, is based on the form of a classical urn.