On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
7 7/8 x 2 3/8 x 5/16 in. (20.0 x 6.0 x 0.8 cm) (show scale)
On reverse printed in red: "U.P.W."
Gift of Emma and Jay Lewis
Push Plate, porcelain. White body, rectangular in shape, with semi-circular projections at top and bottom; molded on all edges. Holes within each circular projection for attachment to door. In center of push plate, in black letters: "PULL"; above and below are sprigs of flowers and foliage painted brown.
CONDITION: Black lettering rubbed, especially at two middle letters. A series of three chips along right middle edge; other chips at each corner on the right.
Union Porcelain Works (1863-ca. 1922). Push Plate, ca. 1885. Porcelain, 7 7/8 x 2 3/8 x 5/16 in. (20.0 x 6.0 x 0.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Emma and Jay Lewis, 1995.150.2. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1995.150.2.jpg)
overall, 1995.150.2.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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