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This cake plate was probably part of a large dinner service; “Mount Vernon” is printed on the back. This may indicate the pattern name of the service or refer to the place where the plate was decorated; Francis Lycett is known to have lived in Mount Vernon, New York.
MEDIUM Porcelain
DATES ca. 1900
DIMENSIONS 1 7/16 x 10 3/4 x 9 7/8 in. (3.7 x 27.3 x 25.1 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS On reverse, printed in green: '[logo]?/ F. Lycett/ Mt. Vernon'
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CREDIT LINE Harold S. Keller Fund
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CAPTION Francis Lycett (American, 1861-early 20th century). Plate, ca. 1900. Porcelain, 1 7/16 x 10 3/4 x 9 7/8 in. (3.7 x 27.3 x 25.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Harold S. Keller Fund, 2011.79.2. Creative Commons-BY
IMAGE overall, 2011.79.2_PS6.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2012
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION White glazed porcelain plate, with on either side, thin, horizontal ear shaped handles, decorated with a thick gold feathered band around rim and on handles, on front, near rim, gold monogram: ' M L E' (?); the whole on a narrow disc foot.
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