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Dinner Plate with Kipling Quote, 1 of 12

Decorative Arts

MANUFACTURER William Guerin
MEDIUM Porcelain
GEOGRAPHICAL LOCATIONS
DATES copyright 1910
DIMENSIONS height: 1 in. (2.54 cm) diameter: 10 3/4 in. (27.3 cm)
MARKINGS under glaze in blue: "DESIGNED & COPYRIGHTED / by / MARY BACON JONES / Wm GUERIN & Co. / FRANCE / LIMOGES" underglaze in green: "LIMOGES / W.G. / & Co. ? FRANCE' Between Scroll
SIGNATURE no signature
INSCRIPTIONS no inscriptions
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
ACCESSION NUMBER 1990.145.16
CREDIT LINE Bequest of DeLancey Thorn Grant in memory of her mother, Louise Floyd-Jones Thorn
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Dinner plate. Porcelain. White body. Cream ground. Blue/gray border to rim edge. Rim with green key design with large green stork to left and green-seated dog-like animal to right. Inner rim with inscription above and below with blue/gray with pink florettes: "WITH - GOOD - LUCK - A - KEEN - EYE - ANND - THE - CUSTOM - OF - CONSIDERING - WHETHER - A - CREEK - OR - A - BACKWATER - HAS - AN - OUTLET - TO - IT - ERE - YOU - ASCEND - MUCH - MAY - BE - DONE". Large central medallion with blue/gray border with pink florettes. Large crocodile with blue/gray design above and below. One of a set of twelve dinner plates, all different, with quotes from R. Kipling; see 1990.145.16 - .27 CONDITION - Very good original condition.
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