Decorative Arts and Design
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1 1/4 x 9 1/2 x 9 1/2 in. (3.2 x 24.1 x 24.1 cm) (show scale)
Painted on back of plate in black script: "39 bis. / At Newtown Creek. / Long Island. / Augt 1851. / by J. M. Falconer. / Brooklyn L.I. / Augt 9th 1876. / (Limoges China)"
Painted below pastoral scene in black script: "at Newtown Creek LI. J. M. Falconer, Brooklyn 1876"
Gift of Queens Borough Public Library
Porcelain dinner plate, hand-painted on the front with scene of rustic cottage and chickens. Yellow rim.
John Mackie Falconer (American, 1820-1903). Plate, ca. 1876. Painted porcelain, 1 1/4 x 9 1/2 x 9 1/2 in. (3.2 x 24.1 x 24.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Queens Borough Public Library, 66.27.1. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 66.27.1_acetate_bw.jpg)
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