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Chinese Vase, 1928
Chinese Vase, 1928
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Brief Description: Tin which is a copy of a centuries old chinese jar.
Subject Date: 1928
Creator: Huntley, Boorne & Stevens
Publisher: Huntley & Palmers
Full Description: This tin, decorated as a fine art object, reflects the desires of the middle classes to own copies of rare antique objects. The chamfered sides are covered with a dragon design and the base is marked with H.B and S, indicating that it was made by Huntley, Boorne & Stevens of Reading. This tin was so popular with customers that in 1934 Huntley & Palmers issued Worcester Vase in the same shape.
Collection: Reading Museum Service
Place: China
Dimensions: Height: 26.0cm, Width: 6.50cm, Depth: 6.50cm
Subject: dragon, tree, table, flower, object, decorative art, domestic <ornament>
Content Type: tin
Location: Reading Museum Service
Local Ref: REDMG : 1969.37.2
Unique ID: rm-rm-1969_37_2~1_437-i-00-000.tif
IPR: Reading Borough Council (Reading Museum Service)
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