Vegetable Dish and Cover
5 1/2 x 10 15/16 x 5 15/16 in. (14 x 27.8 x 15.1 cm) (show scale)
On underside of dish: 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"
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Gift of Franklin Chace
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Union Porcelain Works (1863-ca. 1922). Vegetable Dish and Cover, ca. 1880. Porcelain, 5 1/2 x 10 15/16 x 5 15/16 in. (14 x 27.8 x 15.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Franklin Chace, 68.87.8a-b. Creative Commons-BY
overall, 68.87.8a-b.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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Porcelain vegetable dish (a) and cover (b), part of green and white dinner service (68.87.1-13). White porcelain with vitreous glaze. Dish is rectangular in form with rounded corners and bulging body; looped rope handle at each side. Conforming lid has handle on top formed by two looped ropes that meet in center. 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; allover surface dirt; some losses to gilding.
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