Decorative Arts and Design
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
1 x 9 x 4 7/8 in. (2.5 x 22.9 x 12.4 cm) (show scale)
Printed in black on underside of saucer: "UNION / Porcelain Works."
Gift of Franklin Chace
White porcelain celery dish; vitreous glaze, with colored and gilded decorations. Oblong diamond-shaped dish with notched corners and angled sides; decorated with two gilded rings in center of plate and, around rim, with bands of green and gold at edge, and maroon border with flowers and butterflies in yellow, green, blues, and gilt.
Condition: Fair; losses to gilding and scratches in paint.
Union Porcelain Works (1863-ca. 1922). Celery Dish, ca. 1879. Porcelain, 1 x 9 x 4 7/8 in. (2.5 x 22.9 x 12.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Franklin Chace, 68.87.23. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 68.87.23.jpg)
overall, 68.87.23.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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