On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
4 1/2 x 7 1/16 x 3 7/8 in. (11.4 x 17.9 x 9.8 cm) (show scale)
On underside, transfer-printed in green: "U.P.W." above head of an eagle
Gift of Franklin Chace
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Union Porcelain Works (1863-ca. 1922). Candy Basket, ca. 1880. Porcelain, 4 1/2 x 7 1/16 x 3 7/8 in. (11.4 x 17.9 x 9.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Franklin Chace, 68.87.5. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 68.87.5.jpg)
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Porcelain candy basket, part of green and white dinner service (68.87.1-13). White porcelain with vitreous glaze; boat-shaped basket with raised ends; handle formed by two loops molded like rope that meet in center. Molded basket weave around outer top edge. Applied decorations in gilding and green paint, including roundel containing stylized fleur-de-lis on sides below handles and border of ribbon and tassel design at each end.
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