Vase (one of a pair)

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Rose Canton, 1840-1860

In December 1849, Eliza Ridgely’s account book records “Pd for India Vases on Stand …$50.00,” possibly a reference to these very large vases. The term “India” was often used by Marylanders when referring to Chinese export wares.

Porcelain. H 89.5, W 28.65 cm
Hampton National Historic Site, HAMP 1023