Soup Tureen with Cover
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
9 9/16 x 13 5/8 x 8 1/8 in. (24.3 x 34.6 x 20.6 cm) (show scale)
On underside of tureen, impressed (beneath glaze): "C F H / 2"
Gift of Franklin Chace
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Union Porcelain Works (1863-ca. 1922). Soup Tureen with Cover, ca. 1879. Porcelain, 9 9/16 x 13 5/8 x 8 1/8 in. (24.3 x 34.6 x 20.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Franklin Chace, 68.87.25a-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 68.87.25a-b.jpg)
overall, 68.87.25a-b.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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White porcelain soup tureen (a) and cover (b); vitreous glaze, with colored and gilded decorations. Tureen has oval, bulging body raised on oval, slightly domed pedestal; opposing handles on sides of inverted U-shaped form with knob in center and foliate terminals. Cover is conforming domed lid with matching handle on top; U-shaped notch out of one side for ladle. 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 accents.
Condition: Good; losses to gilding and scratches in paint.
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