Dinner Plate with Kipling Quote, 1 of 12
height: 1 in. (2.54 cm)
diameter: 10 7/8 in. (27.7 cm)
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
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Bequest of DeLancey Thorn Grant in memory of her mother, Louise Floyd-Jones Thorn
Dinner Plate. Porcelain. White body. Cream ground. Outer rim with four alternating conforming rectangles in gray and yellow separated by a gray and yellow floral motif. Inner rim with inscription with yellow band above and pink and gray bands below: "LUCKILY - THE - LAW - OF - THE - JUNGLE - HAD - TAUGHT - MOWGLI - TO - KEEP - TEMPER - FOR - THE - JUNGLE - LIFE - AND - FOOD - DEPEND - ON - KEEPING - YOUR - TEMPER". In the center gray and yellow tiger-like animal encircled by yellow and gray cattle heads with half-length gray figure holding coiled rope at bottom.
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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