19th Century European Paintings Gallery Level 2, NGV International
Globular bodied vessel with a thick neck offset from the body, narrowing to the mouth. There are two V-shaped handles joined at the shoulder and rim, with the apex of the V higher than the rim. Circular, moulded decoration added to the apex and base of the handles, on either side. Pink-buff clay decorated with red paint in horizontal pattern bands of linear wave pattern (neck), conjoined lotus buds and plain bands (body). The handles are decorated with lines and curves and the lugs with a linear star.