John Mackie Falconer (American, 1820-1903). <em>Plate</em>, ca. 1875. Porcelain with hand-painted decoration, 1 1/8 x 9 x 9 in.  (2.9 x 22.9 x 22.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Emma and Jay Lewis, 1992.163.2. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1992.163.2_bw.jpg)

Plate

Artist:John Mackie FalconerUnion Porcelain Works

Medium: Porcelain with hand-painted decoration

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Dates:ca. 1875

Dimensions: 1 1/8 x 9 x 9 in. (2.9 x 22.9 x 22.9 cm)

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

Accession Number: 1992.163.2

Image: 1992.163.2_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Plate, porcelain. Simple circular plate with sloping rim. Hand-painted over-glaze decoration. In center of plate is the profile, head-and-shoulders figure of a bald, bearded man in black coat, seated in a chair with red upholstery, barely visible at left, on mottled peach ground. Plate rim outlined on inner and outer edge in black and mottled gray band between. In the band, at bottom: "BROOKLYN. L.I." CONDITION: Some minor wear to painted surfaces. Inscription on reverse very worn and partially illegible.

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