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Decorative Arts

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
RETAILER John Edwards
MEDIUM Painted porcelain
GEOGRAPHICAL LOCATIONS
DATES ca. 1876
DIMENSIONS 1 1/4 x 11 x 11 in. (3.2 x 27.9 x 27.9 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS Over seal: "PORCELAINE DE TERRE / TRADE MARK"; below seal: "JOHN EDWARDS"; inscribed on back in china marker: "on River St. Lawrence / Brockville Block House / From a sketch made Augt 6. 1850 / J. M. Falconer pinxt (in Water Colors) Brooklyn L. I. / Decr 10 / 26th 1876"
SIGNATURE no signature
INSCRIPTIONS no inscriptions
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
ACCESSION NUMBER 66.27.3
CREDIT LINE Gift of Queens Borough Public Library
RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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CAPTION John Edwards. Plate, ca. 1876. Painted porcelain, 1 1/4 x 11 x 11 in. (3.2 x 27.9 x 27.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Queens Borough Public Library, 66.27.3. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 66.27.3_acetate_bw.jpg)
IMAGE overall, 66.27.3_acetate_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Porcelain dinner plate with yellow rim, plain blue border; white circular lines framing hand-painted polychrome scene consisting of square house on rocks, people in foreground, water in front of and back of house; other rocky islands in background. Blue skies, sun about to set. CONDITION: Good with extensive crackling.
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