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Golconda vase in Queen's ware - 1890

Golconda vase in Queen's ware
    Golconda vase in Queen's ware

This ornate Queen's ware golconda-decorated vase was made in c.1890.

This ornate Queen's ware golconda-decorated vase was made in c.1890.

  • Type of object: Ornamental ware/vase
  • Mark: (unmarked)
  • Year produced: 1890
  • Body: Queen's ware, cream-coloured earthenware
  • Material: ceramic
  • Decoration: hand-enamelled, raised gold paste
  • Accession number: 11204
  • Dimensions: 202 mm (height), 170 mm (diameter)

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  • Golconda

    Golconda

    An elaborate form of raised gold paste decoration introduced by George Anthony Marsden in around 1885. Golconda decoration can be found principally on bone china and Queen's ware items.