Dinner Plate with Kipling Quote, 1 of 12
height: 1 1/16 in. (2.7 cm)
diameter: 10 7/8 in. (27.6 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. Outer rim border of continuous elephant heads in mauve and gray. Inner rim border in beige with inscription: "ALL - THINGS - MADE - HE - SHIVA - THE - PRESERVER - MAHADEO! - MAHADEO! - HE - MADE - ALL - THORN - FOR - THE - CAMEL - FODDER - FOR - THE - KINE - AND - MOTHERS - HEART - FOR - SLEEPY - HEAD - O - LITTLE - SON - OF - MINE". Gray band at inner rim. Center with gray ground. At center gray elephant in profile with diminutive figure astride, encircled by of continuous elephant heads in mauve and gray with white tusks
One of a set of twelve dinner plates, all different, with quotes from R. Kipling; see 1990.145.16 - .27
CCONDITION - Very good original condition.
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