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Dinner Plate with Kipling Quote, 1 of 12

Decorative Arts

MEDIUM Porcelain
  • Place Made: Limoges, France
  • DATES copyright 1910
    DIMENSIONS height: 1 1/6 in. (2.7 cm) diameter: 10 15/16 in. (27.8 cm)
    MARKINGS underglaze 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 1990.145.18
    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. Brown border to rim edge. Band of six spaced paired green and brown rosettes with winged insects superimposed. Inner rim with inscription bordered by green and brown bands: "NOTHING - WAS - EVER - LOST - BY - SILENCE - AND - THOU - HAST - ALL - THE - LONG - NIGHT - FOR - THE - HUNTING". Large central medallion with outer band of paired brown heraldic animals alternating with green and brown leaf motif topped by squatting small figure, flanked by two running animals with long tails. 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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