Vegetable Dish and Cover
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
6 1/8 x 9 15/16 x 8 3/4 in. (15.6 x 25.2 x 22.2 cm) (show scale)
Gift of Franklin Chace
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Union Porcelain Works (1863-circa 1922). Vegetable Dish and Cover, ca. 1879. Porcelain, 6 1/8 x 9 15/16 x 8 3/4 in. (15.6 x 25.2 x 22.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Franklin Chace, 68.87.24a-b. Creative Commons-BY
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White porcelain vegetable dish (a) and cover (b); vitreous glaze, with colored and gilded decorations. Round bowl-like dish raised on low, flared pedestal; sides bent inward at top to form narrower opening; opposing handles of low arch with knob in center. Cover is conforming domed lid with matching handle as finial. Both pieces decorated with bands of green and gold at edge, and maroon border with flowers and butterflies in yellow, green, blues, and gilt; handles of both pieces painted with black, gold, and green bands.
Condition: Fair; allover scuffs; losses to gilding and scratches in paint.
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