Union Porcelain Works (1863-ca. 1922). <em>Nut Dish</em>, ca. 1880. Porcelain, 1 1/8 x 4 7/8 x 4 in. (2.9 x 12.4 x 10.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Franklin Chace, 68.87.13. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 68.87.13.jpg)

Nut Dish

Artist:Union Porcelain Works

Medium: Porcelain

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1880

Dimensions: 1 1/8 x 4 7/8 x 4 in. (2.9 x 12.4 x 10.2 cm)


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

Accession Number: 68.87.13

Image: 68.87.13.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Porcelain nut dish, part of green and white dinner service (68.87.1-13). White porcelain with vitreous glaze, rectangular dish with upturned sides that are pinched in slightly in center of three edges; fourth edge has pulled, rounded handle. Applied decorations in gilding and green paint around rim: gilded band around rim; squares of basket weave pattern in gilding at four corners; roundel containing stylized fleur-de-lis at border opposite handle; gilded flourish on handle; and border of ribbon and tassel design between basket pattern on other two sides. CONDITION: Good.

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