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Dinner Plate with Kipling Quote, 1 of 12

Decorative Arts and Design

MEDIUM Porcelain
  • Place Made: Limoges, France
  • DATES copyright 1910
    DIMENSIONS height: 1 1/16 in. (2.7 cm) diameter: 10 13/16 in. (27.5 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 inscription
    ACCESSION NUMBER 1990.145.25
    CREDIT LINE Bequest of DeLancey Thorn Grant in memory of her mother, Louise Floyd-Jones Thorn
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Dinner Plate, Porcelain. White Body. At rim edge, gray/green and light brown rectangular shape geometric border. Inner rim with inscription on cream ground: "THIS - IS - THE - HOUR - OF - PRIDE - AND - POWER - TALON - TUSH - AND - CLAW - )H! - HEAR - THE - CALL - GOOD - HUNTING - ALL - THAT - KEEP - THE - JUNGLE - LAW". Center plate cream ground with interlaces Celtic knot with four gray animal heads and centered human head with long gray hair. 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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