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Vegetable Dish and Cover

Decorative Arts

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Porcelain
DATES ca. 1879
DIMENSIONS 6 1/8 x 9 15/16 x 8 3/4 in. (15.6 x 25.2 x 22.2 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS no marks
SIGNATURE no signature
INSCRIPTIONS no inscriptions
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
ACCESSION NUMBER 68.87.24a-b
CREDIT LINE Gift of Franklin Chace
RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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CAPTION 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
IMAGE overall, 68.87.24a-b.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION 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.
RECORD COMPLETENESS Good (76%)
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