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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: 15/16 in. (2.4 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 inscriptions
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 1990.145.26
    CREDIT LINE Bequest of DeLancey Thorn Grant in memory of her mother, Louise Floyd-Jones Thorn
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Dinner Plate, Porcelain. White body. Beige ground. Light-green border at rim edge. Middle rim with band of stylized monkeys with arms and legs out-stretched in light green, pink, and mauve. Inner rim with inscription with light-green band above and pink band below: "THERE - IS - NONE - LIKE - TO - ME - SAYS - THE - CUB - IN - THE - PRIDE - OF - HIS - EARLIEST - KILL - BUT - THE - JUNGLE - IS - LARGE - AND - THE - CUB - IS - SMALL - LET - HIM - THINK - AND - BE - STILL". Center plate is an opposed four-legged bear. In pink and mauve encircled by light-green snake with central light-green leafy plant with small half-figure top. One of a set of twelve dinner plates, all different, with quotes from R. Kipling; see 1990.145.16 - .27.
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