Union Porcelain Works (1863-ca. 1922). <em>Gravy Bowl with Attached Saucer and Cover</em>, ca. 1880. Porcelain, 4 1/2 x 7 3/8 x 4 7/8 in. (11.4 x 18.7 x 12.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Franklin Chace, 68.87.7a-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 68.87.7a-b.jpg)

Gravy Bowl with Attached Saucer and Cover

Artist:Union Porcelain Works

Medium: Porcelain

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1880

Dimensions: 4 1/2 x 7 3/8 x 4 7/8 in. (11.4 x 18.7 x 12.4 cm)


Museum Location: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor

Accession Number: 68.87.7a-b

Image: 68.87.7a-b.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Porcelain gravy boat with attached saucer (a) and lid (b), part of green and white dinner service (68.87.1-13). White porcelain with vitreous glaze. Gravy boat is squat ovoid shape with looped rope handle at each side; rectangular saucer with rounded corners and upturned sides. Conforming lid has handle on top formed by two looped ropes that meet in center; one end has notched opening for a ladle. Molded and applied decorations in gilding and green paint, including looping and braided ropes and basket-weave patterns; roundels containing stylized fleur-de-lis flanked by ribbon and tassel designs. CONDITION: Good; large chip in one corner of saucer.

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