Large Cup and Saucer
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
(a) Cup: 2 1/8 x 4 5/8 x 3 3/4 in. (5.4 x 11.7 x 9.5 cm)
(b) Saucer: 5/8 x 5 7/8 x 5 7/8 in. (1.6 x 14.9 x 14.9 cm) (show scale)
On underside of both cup and saucer: 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). Large Cup and Saucer, ca. 1880. Porcelain, (a) Cup: 2 1/8 x 4 5/8 x 3 3/4 in. (5.4 x 11.7 x 9.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Franklin Chace, 68.87.10a-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 68.87.10a-b.jpg)
overall, 68.87.10a-b.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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Porcelain cup (a) and saucer (b), part of green and white dinner service (68.87.1-13). White porcelain with vitreous glaze. Cylindrical cup with tapered foot rim; handle formed by concave band as the grip and curving bands joining grip to cup. Round saucer with curving sides. Applied decorations in gilding and green paint: around both the outer top edge of cup and rim of saucer: gilded band and border of ribbon and tassel design interspersed with roundels containing stylized fleur-de-lis; stylized leaves on handle.
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