Gravy Bowl with Attached Saucer and Cover
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
4 1/2 x 7 3/8 x 4 7/8 in. (11.4 x 18.7 x 12.4 cm) (show scale)
On underside of saucer: transfer-printed in green, "U.P.W." above head of an eagle; transfer-printed in yellow, "[within urn] UNION / PORCELAIN / WORKS / GREENPOINT / N.Y." and below urn "10 '85"
Gift of Franklin Chace
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Union Porcelain Works (1863-ca. 1922). Gravy Bowl with Attached Saucer and Cover, ca. 1880. Porcelain, 4 1/2 x 7 3/8 x 4 7/8 in. (11.4 x 18.7 x 12.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Franklin Chace, 68.87.7a-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 68.87.7a-b.jpg)
overall, 68.87.7a-b.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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Porcelain gravy boat with attached saucer (a) and lid (b), part of green and white dinner service (68.87.1-13). White porcelain with vitreous glaze. Gravy boat is squat ovoid shape with looped rope handle at each side; rectangular saucer with rounded corners and upturned sides. Conforming lid has handle on top formed by two looped ropes that meet in center; one end has notched opening for a ladle. Molded and applied decorations in gilding and green paint, including looping and braided ropes and basket-weave patterns; roundels containing stylized fleur-de-lis flanked by ribbon and tassel designs.
CONDITION: Good; large chip in one corner of saucer.
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