Union Porcelain Works (1863-ca. 1922). <em>Plate</em>, 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 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.2009.76.jpg)

Plate

Artist:Union Porcelain Works

Medium: Porcelain, with painted and gilded decoration

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Dates:ca. 1885

Dimensions: 7 1/4 x 7 1/4 x 7/8 in. (18.4 x 18.4 x 2.2 cm)

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Museum Location: Brooklyn Museum, BMA, 6H13, 4A

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Accession Number: 2009.76

Image: CUR.2009.76.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
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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