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Saucer

Decorative Arts

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Porcelain, gilt
DATES ca. 1850
DIMENSIONS 1 x 5 11/16 x 5 11/16 in. (2.5 x 14.4 x 14.4 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS no marks
SIGNATURE no signature
INSCRIPTIONS no inscriptiions
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
ACCESSION NUMBER 1991.98
CREDIT LINE Gift of George West
RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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CAPTION Charles Cartlidge & Co. (1848-1856). Saucer, ca. 1850. Porcelain, gilt, 1 x 5 11/16 x 5 11/16 in. (2.5 x 14.4 x 14.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of George West, 1991.98. Creative Commons-BY
IMAGE overall, 1991.98.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Porcelain saucer with gilt decoration. Round deep saucer raised on foot rim. Gilt band around rim. Rim molded with eight truncated heart shapes with three-leaf cluster at interstices. Alternating gilt leaf and flower motif at center of each molded section: one motif with horizontal branch and one flower; alternating design with horizontal branch and three flowers. CONDITION - Very good. Minor loss to gilt rim; scratches due to normal wear.
RECORD COMPLETENESS Good (76%)
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