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Accession Number: 2002.42.113

Physical Description: Rectangular shaped vase with gold-painted round foot and opening. Field is white, crazed porcelain with a painted oriental design. Blue and lavender vines on each side with clusters of three flowers (pink, dark pink and lavender). Three yellow and turquoise birds perched on branches. Top and bottom are bordered with a blue line. Gold line on top beneath opening.

History of Object: Hand painted porcelain vase decorated by amateur artist Gertrude M. Anderson Armantrout. Born in Topeka, Armantrout painted china as a hobby from 1906 to 1936. Some pieces were exhibited at state fairs in Oklahoma and Kansas. Many of her works were featured in newspaper and magazine articles. Armantrout?s daughter, Marjorie Davis, inherited the collection in the late 1960s.

Date: Between 1917 and 1936

Dimensions (in cm): 14.60 (H) 5.50 (W) 5.50 (D)

Marks/Inscriptions: [bottom] GERTRUDE ANDERSON ARMANTROUT ||

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Associations and Subjects

    Individual: Armantrout, Gertrude M. Anderson (1891-1964)

Creators and Contributors

    Gertrude Anderson Armantrout

Status: Cataloged

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