Union Porcelain Works (1863-ca. 1922). <em>Vegetable Dish and Cover</em>, ca. 1879. Porcelain, 5 5/8 x 10 1/2 x 6 3/8 in. (14.3 x 26.7 x 16.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Franklin Chace, 68.87.20a-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 68.87.20a-b.jpg)

Vegetable Dish and Cover

Artist:Union Porcelain Works

Medium: Porcelain

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1879

Dimensions: 5 5/8 x 10 1/2 x 6 3/8 in. (14.3 x 26.7 x 16.2 cm)


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


Accession Number: 68.87.20a-b

Image: 68.87.20a-b.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
White porcelain vegetable dish (a) and cover (b); vitreous glaze, with colored and gilded decorations. Dish is an oval bowl raised on flared foot rim; handles on each side formed by bison head with black and gilded accents. Conforming, domed lid has pine cone finial painted with green and gold. Edge of both pieces decorated with bands of green and gold at edge, and maroon border with flowers and butterflies in yellow, green, blues, and gilt. Condition: Fair; losses to gilding and scratches in paint; chip around edge of dish.

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