|Accession #||68.87.12 |
||Union Porcelain Works|
|Dimensions||5/8 x 3 1/8 x 2 1/4 in. (1.6 x 7.9 x 5.7 cm)|
|Marks||On underside: transfer-printed in yellow, "[within urn] UNION / PORCELAIN / WORKS / GREENPOINT / N.Y." and below urn "10 '85"; transfer-printed in green, "U.P.W." above head of an eagle|
|Credit Line||Gift of Franklin Chace|
|Location||Visible Storage: Case 36, Shelf O (Ceramics)
|Description||Porcelain butter dish, part of green and white dinner service (68.87.1-13). White porcelain with vitreous glaze, shallow rectangular dish with squared corners. Applied decorations in gilding and green paint around rim: gilded band and border of ribbon and tassel design interspersed with two roundels containing stylized fleur-de-lis, one each in center of long side.