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c. 1880 Ulysses S. Grant Parian Ware Portrait Vase
c. 1880 Decorative Parian Ware Portrait Vase of Ulysses S. Grant, 10” high, Choice Near Mint.
Parian ware is a type of bisque porcelain imitating marble. It was developed around 1845 by the Staffordshire pottery manufacturer Mintons, and named after Paros, the Greek island renowned for its fine-textured, white Parian marble, used since antiquity for sculpture. This striking and beautiful 10” high, white porcelain Parian Ware Vase which depicts a military profile of Ulysses S. Grant upon both sides, being within a Cartouche surrounded by geometric and floral designs. Applied bunches of grapes and tendrils are on either side, minor chips to three of the leaves are barely noticeable. A lovely high quality porcelain, issued near the end of the Civil War.

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Parian Ware Portrait Vase of Ulysses S. Grant

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