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Push Plate
Accession # 1995.150.2
Manufacturer Union Porcelain Works
Title Push Plate
Date ca. 1885
Medium Porcelain
Dimensions 7 7/8 x 2 3/8 x 5/16 in. (20.0 x 6.0 x 0.8 cm)
Marks On reverse printed in red: "U.P.W."
Credit Line Gift of Emma and Jay Lewis
Location Visible Storage: Case 36, Shelf K (Ceramics)
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.