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. 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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