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Dinner Plate with Kipling Quote, 1 of 12

Decorative Arts and Design

MEDIUM Porcelain
DATES copyright 1910
DIMENSIONS height: 1 in. (2.54 cm) diameter: 10 3/4 in. (27.3 cm)
MARKINGS under glaze in blue: "DESIGNED & COPYRIGHTED / by / MARY BACON JONES / Wm GUERIN & Co. / FRANCE / LIMOGES" underglaze in green: "LIMOGES / W.G. / & Co. ? FRANCE' Between Scroll
SIGNATURE no signature
INSCRIPTIONS no inscriptions
CREDIT LINE Bequest of DeLancey Thorn Grant in memory of her mother, Louise Floyd-Jones Thorn
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Dinner plate. Porcelain. White body. Cream ground. Blue/gray border to rim edge. Rim with green key design with large green stork to left and green-seated dog-like animal to right. Inner rim with inscription above and below with blue/gray with pink florettes: "WITH - GOOD - LUCK - A - KEEN - EYE - ANND - THE - CUSTOM - OF - CONSIDERING - WHETHER - A - CREEK - OR - A - BACKWATER - HAS - AN - OUTLET - TO - IT - ERE - YOU - ASCEND - MUCH - MAY - BE - DONE". Large central medallion with blue/gray border with pink florettes. Large crocodile with blue/gray design above and below. One of a set of twelve dinner plates, all different, with quotes from R. Kipling; see 1990.145.16 - .27 CONDITION - Very good original condition.
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