Decorative Arts and Design
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
1 1/8 x 4 7/8 x 4 in. (2.9 x 12.4 x 10.2 cm) (show scale)
On underside: transfer-printed in green, "U.P.W." above head of an eagle
Gift of Franklin Chace
Porcelain nut dish, part of green and white dinner service (68.87.1-13). White porcelain with vitreous glaze, rectangular dish with upturned sides that are pinched in slightly in center of three edges; fourth edge has pulled, rounded handle. Applied decorations in gilding and green paint around rim: gilded band around rim; squares of basket weave pattern in gilding at four corners; roundel containing stylized fleur-de-lis at border opposite handle; gilded flourish on handle; and border of ribbon and tassel design between basket pattern on other two sides.
Union Porcelain Works (1863-ca. 1922). Nut Dish, ca. 1880. Porcelain, 1 1/8 x 4 7/8 x 4 in. (2.9 x 12.4 x 10.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Franklin Chace, 68.87.13. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 68.87.13.jpg)
overall, 68.87.13.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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