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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 13/16 in. (27.5 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 inscription
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 1990.145.25
    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, gray/green and light brown rectangular shape geometric border. Inner rim with inscription on cream ground: "THIS - IS - THE - HOUR - OF - PRIDE - AND - POWER - TALON - TUSH - AND - CLAW - )H! - HEAR - THE - CALL - GOOD - HUNTING - ALL - THAT - KEEP - THE - JUNGLE - LAW". Center plate cream ground with interlaces Celtic knot with four gray animal heads and centered human head with long gray hair. 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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