Featured Monkey and deer vase from St. Lou WOrld Fair 1904. Any more info?

Discussion in 'Pottery, Glass, and Porcelain' started by sunday silence, May 25, 2022.

  1. sunday silence

    sunday silence Well-Known Member

    this came up at auction a few weeks ago and I could not find any more information about it. Does anyone know anything more? 23415778_041520220702.jpg 77340659_041520220706.jpg 60228225_041520220701.jpg 92213867_041520220699.jpg 26738367_041520220700.jpg 22286750_041520220705.jpg 76093732_041520220703.jpg 38897236_041520220704.jpg
  2. laura9797

    laura9797 Well-Known Member

    Might be a brush pot.......likely a souvenir.
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  3. Any Jewelry

    Any Jewelry Well-Known Member

    Agree, a brush pot. Nicely detailed.
    If it is stone, it is some kind of serpentine.
    Last edited: May 25, 2022
  4. sunday silence

    sunday silence Well-Known Member

    So what makes it brush pot? Is it carved?
  5. komokwa

    komokwa The Truth is out there...!

    the hole , in the bowl.....
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  6. Bronwen

    Bronwen Well-Known Member

    I would go with match holder before brush pot. No dimensions given, but looks on the small side.
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  7. evelyb30

    evelyb30 Well-Known Member

    My guess too. The design is what I'm used to seeing in soapstone from China. This looks like bone instead.
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