On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
1 x 7 3/8 x 7 3/8 in. (2.5 x 18.7 x 18.7 cm) (show scale)
On underside: transfer-printed in yellow, "[within urn] UNION / PORCELAIN / WORKS / GREENPOINT / N.Y." and below urn "2 86"; faint mark in green of "U.P.W." above head of an eagle
Gift of Franklin Chace
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Union Porcelain Works (1863-ca. 1922). Fruit Plate, ca. 1880. Porcelain, 1 x 7 3/8 x 7 3/8 in. (2.5 x 18.7 x 18.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Franklin Chace, 68.87.17. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 68.87.17.jpg)
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White porcelain fruit plate; vitreous glaze, with colored and gilded decorations. Round plate with flat bottom and straight, angled sides; decorated with three geranium leaves in center and, around rim, bands of green and gold at edge, and maroon border with flowers and butterflies in yellow, green, blues, and gilt.
Condition: Fair; large crack across center of plate; two large chips in rim; losses to gilding and scratches in paint.
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