Roseville Pottery vase replica

Description (Brief):

A green celluloid vase with a butterscotch flower glued to the front. The vase is in the style of Roseville pottery, which was known for its unusual curves, exotic colors, and mysterious shapes. The Roseville Pottery Company was started in Ohio in 1892.

Date Made: ca 1900

Location: Currently not on view

See more items in: Medicine and Science: Chemistry, Celluloid, Domestic Furnishings

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2006.0098.0883Accession Number: 2006.0098Catalog Number: 2006.0098.0883

Object Name: vase

Physical Description: cellulose nitrate (overall material)Measurements: overall: 17 cm x 8 cm x 7 cm; 6 11/16 in x 3 1/8 in x 2 3/4 inoverall: 6 7/8 in x 3 1/4 in x 2 7/8 in; 17.4625 cm x 8.255 cm x 7.3025 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-29ff-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1329582

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