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On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Porcelain
DATES ca.. 1877
DIMENSIONS 9 15/16 x 9 15/16 x 1 3/16 in. (25.2 x 25.2 x 3 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS Painted on bottom in black: "U.P.W. / S. / 1877"
SIGNATURE no signature
INSCRIPTIONS no inscriptions
CREDIT LINE Gift of Franklin Chace
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION 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. CONDITION: Good.
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
CAPTION 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)
IMAGE overall, 68.87.48.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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