Small Dessert Dish
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
1 1/4 x 5 1/16 x 5 1/16 in. (3.2 x 12.9 x 12.9 cm) (show scale)
Printed in black on underside: "UNION / Porcelain Work[s]"
Gift of Franklin Chace
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Union Porcelain Works (1863-ca. 1922). Small Dessert Dish, ca. 1879. Porcelain, 1 1/4 x 5 1/16 x 5 1/16 in. (3.2 x 12.9 x 12.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Franklin Chace, 68.87.16. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 68.87.16.jpg)
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White porcelain dessert bowl; vitreous glaze, with colored and gilded decorations. Round shallow bowl with flat bottom and straight, angled sides; decorated with bands of green and gold at rim, and maroon border with flowers and butterflies in yellow, green, blues, and gilt.
Condition: Good; losses to gilding and scratches in paint; small chip in rim.
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