Decorative Arts and Design
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
9 15/16 x 9 15/16 x 1 3/16 in. (25.2 x 25.2 x 3 cm) (show scale)
Painted on bottom in black: "U.P.W. / S. / 1877"
Gift of Franklin Chace
Round porcelain plate, "Bird on a Branch" or "Falcon", hand-painted. Reddish-brown hawk or eagle perched on gray limb of a pine tree; background of turquoise blue sky and snow-covered ground. Around edge, double diamond border in blue, green, and red with gold band.
Union Porcelain Works (1863-ca. 1922). Plate, ca.. 1877. Porcelain, 9 15/16 x 9 15/16 x 1 3/16 in. (25.2 x 25.2 x 3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Franklin Chace, 68.87.48. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 68.87.48.jpg)
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