Dinner Plate with Kipling Quote, 1 of 12
height: 15/16 in. (2.4 cm)
diameter: 10 13/16 in. (27.5 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. 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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