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Salad Bowl

Decorative Arts and Design

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Porcelain
  • Place Manufactured: Brooklyn, New York, United States
  • DATES ca. 1885
    DIMENSIONS 3 1/2 x 9 7/8 x 9 7/8 in. (8.9 x 25.1 x 25.1 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS On underside: transfer-printed in yellow, "[within urn] UNION / PORCELAIN / WORKS / GREENPOINT / N.Y." and below urn "10 '85"
    SIGNATURE no signature
    INSCRIPTIONS no inscriptions
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Franklin Chace
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION White porcelain salad bowl, with vitreous glaze; part of green and white dinner service (68.87.1-13). Deep round bowl with flared rim raised on foot rim. Applied decorations: in center of bowl, naturalistically painted head of cabbage; around inner edge of bowl, gilded band and border of ribbon and tassel design interspersed with three roundels containing stylized fleur-de-lis in green and gold; gilded band around edge of base. CONDITION - Good.
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
    CAPTION Union Porcelain Works (1863–ca. 1922). Salad Bowl, ca. 1885. Porcelain, 3 1/2 x 9 7/8 x 9 7/8 in. (8.9 x 25.1 x 25.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Franklin Chace, 68.87.1. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 68.87.1_bw.jpg)
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