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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 1/16 in. (2.7 cm) diameter: 10 7/8 in. (27.6 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 1990.145.23
    CREDIT LINE Bequest of DeLancey Thorn Grant in memory of her mother, Louise Floyd-Jones Thorn
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Dinner Plate, Porcelain. White body. At rim edge light-pink and mauve border with blue/white dots. Inscription on rim bordered with light-blue and yellow bands, deer head at beginning: "HE - BELIEVED - THAT - ALL - THINGS - WHERE - ONE - BIG - MIRICLE - AND - WHEN - A - MAN - KNOWS - THAT - MUCH - HE - KNOWS - SOMMETHING - TO - GO - UPON". In center of plate with light-blue and yellow border, five pink/mauve deer heads with entwined antlers on cream ground with bearded male rider with blue hat and blue robe on bottom center deer. 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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