Union Porcelain Works (1863-ca. 1922). <em>Fruit Plate</em>, ca. 1880. Porcelain, 1 x 7 3/8 x 7 3/8 in. (2.5 x 18.7 x 18.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Franklin Chace, 68.87.17. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 68.87.17.jpg)

Fruit Plate

Artist:Union Porcelain Works

Medium: Porcelain

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1880

Dimensions: 1 x 7 3/8 x 7 3/8 in. (2.5 x 18.7 x 18.7 cm)


Museum Location: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor

Accession Number: 68.87.17

Image: 68.87.17.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
White porcelain fruit plate; vitreous glaze, with colored and gilded decorations. Round plate with flat bottom and straight, angled sides; decorated with three geranium leaves in center and, around rim, bands of green and gold at edge, and maroon border with flowers and butterflies in yellow, green, blues, and gilt. Condition: Fair; large crack across center of plate; two large chips in rim; losses to gilding and scratches in paint.

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