Collection Online
earthenware, gilt copper
37.4 × 22.3 × 22.8 cm
printed in grey on inside of upper rim u.c.: IV / 29 / 12 Rd V / E
painted (diagonally) in blue on base l.c.: U
cast in metal base plate u.c.: J. HINKS & SON
Accession Number
International Decorative Arts
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
The Dr Robert Wilson Collection. Presented through The Art Foundation of Victoria by Dr Robert Wilson, Governor, 1998
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of Digitisation Champion Ms Carol Grigor through Metal Manufactures Limited
Gallery location
Not on display
Physical description
Upright vase of rectangular section waisted, with a slightly bulbous base, decorated in Japanese style in blue and gold with mon and floers on a buff ground ('Spray' pattern), the lower portion with mon on a blue ground, and with gilt metal mounts consisting of two handles in the form of elephant heads, and an openwork base with prunus, bamboo moulding and scrolls, resting on four tortoises.