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Decorative Arts

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Porcelain
DATES ca. 1880
DIMENSIONS 2 1/4 x 6 3/8 x 6 3/8 in. (5.7 x 16.2 x 16.2 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS On underside: -- transfer-printed in yellow, "[within urn] UNION / PORCELAIN / WORKS / GREENPOINT / N.Y." and below urn "2-36" -- transfer-printed in green: unrecognizable mark above "PAT. APL. FOR" -- transfer-printed in black: "PAT. APL. FOR"
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
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CAPTION Union Porcelain Works (1863-ca. 1922). Bowl, ca. 1880. Porcelain, 2 1/4 x 6 3/8 x 6 3/8 in. (5.7 x 16.2 x 16.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, 54.73. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 54.73.jpg)
IMAGE overall, 54.73.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION White porcelain bowl or base of vase, round with straight sides. Transfer print decoration, flowering branches on one side, birds and foliage on the other. Color added to both. Black linear border around bottom. CONDITION: Minor defects inside.
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