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Porcelain, with painted and gilded decoration
7 1/4 x 7 1/4 x 7/8 in. (18.4 x 18.4 x 2.2 cm) (show scale)
Printed in orange: [in squared cartouche] "UNION/PORCEALIN/WORKS/GREENPOINT/N. Y." "91 [below cartouche]"
Printed in green: "U.P.W." [above eagle head profile logo]
unclear impressed mark
Gift of Jay and Emma Lewis
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Union Porcelain Works (1863-circa 1922). Plate, ca. 1885. Porcelain, with painted and gilded decoration, 7 1/4 x 7 1/4 x 7/8 in. (18.4 x 18.4 x 2.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Jay and Emma Lewis, 2009.76. Creative Commons-BY
. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2012
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Square plate with scalloped corners with gilt band to rim. Upper surface painted overall celadon green with large white reserve at center outlined in gold containing white flowers petals fringed in purple. Asymmetrical branch supports flowers and overlaps gold circular border of reserve. Asymmetrical cluster of green vine with leaves at one corner of plate.
Condition: very good, some rubbing to gilt rim.
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