On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
5/8 x 3 1/8 x 2 1/4 in. (1.6 x 7.9 x 5.7 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-circa 1922). Butter Dish, ca. 1880. Porcelain, 5/8 x 3 1/8 x 2 1/4 in. (1.6 x 7.9 x 5.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Franklin Chace, 68.87.12. Creative Commons-BY
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Porcelain butter dish, part of green and white dinner service (68.87.1-13). White porcelain with vitreous glaze, shallow rectangular dish with squared corners. Applied decorations in gilding and green paint around rim: gilded band and border of ribbon and tassel design interspersed with two roundels containing stylized fleur-de-lis, one each in center of long side.
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