Small Dessert Dish or Saucer
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
1 1/8 x 5 x 5 in. (2.9 x 12.7 x 12.7 cm) (show scale)
On underside: transfer-printed in yellow, "[within urn] UNION / PORCELAIN / WORKS / GREENPOINT / N.Y." and below urn "10 '85"; 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). Small Dessert Dish or Saucer, ca. 1880. Porcelain, 1 1/8 x 5 x 5 in. (2.9 x 12.7 x 12.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Franklin Chace, 68.87.9. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 68.87.9.jpg)
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Porcelain dessert dish or saucer, part of green and white dinner service (68.87.1-13). White porcelain with vitreous glaze, circular dish with upward curving rim. Applied decorations in gilding and green paint around rim: gilded band and border of ribbon and tassel design interspersed with three roundels containing stylized fleur-de-lis.
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