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Celery Dish

Decorative Arts

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Porcelain
DATES ca. 1879
DIMENSIONS 1 x 9 x 4 7/8 in. (2.5 x 22.9 x 12.4 cm)
MARKINGS Printed in black on underside of saucer: "UNION / Porcelain Works."
SIGNATURE no signature
INSCRIPTIONS no inscriptions
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
CREDIT LINE Gift of Franklin Chace
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION White porcelain celery dish; vitreous glaze, with colored and gilded decorations. Oblong diamond-shaped dish with notched corners and angled sides; decorated with two gilded rings in center of plate and, around rim, with bands of green and gold at edge, and maroon border with flowers and butterflies in yellow, green, blues, and gilt. Condition: Fair; losses to gilding and scratches in paint.
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