Union Porcelain Works (1863-ca. 1922). <em>Push Plate</em>, ca. 1885. Porcelain, 7 7/8 x 2 3/8 x 5/16 in. (20.0 x 6.0 x 0.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Emma and Jay Lewis, 1995.150.2. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1995.150.2.jpg)

Push Plate

Artist:Union Porcelain Works

Medium: Porcelain

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1885

Dimensions: 7 7/8 x 2 3/8 x 5/16 in. (20.0 x 6.0 x 0.8 cm)


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

Accession Number: 1995.150.2

Image: 1995.150.2.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Push Plate, porcelain. White body, rectangular in shape, with semi-circular projections at top and bottom; molded on all edges. Holes within each circular projection for attachment to door. In center of push plate, in black letters: "PULL"; above and below are sprigs of flowers and foliage painted brown. CONDITION: Black lettering rubbed, especially at two middle letters. A series of three chips along right middle edge; other chips at each corner on the right.

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