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Soup Plate
Accession # 2012.16
Maker Union Porcelain Works
Title Soup Plate
Date 1887
Medium Porcelain
Dimensions 1 7/16 x 8 13/16 x 8 13/16 in. (3.7 x 22.4 x 22.4 cm)
Marks Stamped on back in green transfer: "U.P.W." on top of eagle head holding "S" in its beak. Stamped on back in yellow transfer: "UNION / PORCELAIN / WORKS / GREENPOINT / N.Y. / 5 87"
Credit Line Gift of Rita Whitney
Location Visible Storage: Case 36, Shelf A (Ceramics)
Description White glazed soup bowl with polychrome hand painted decoration trailing from rim to central well of bowl, a pink flower with leaves, yellow water lily and leaves, purple flower with buds and leaves, yellow flower with leaves, and interspersed with green spiky leaf plants. Thin gold band at outer edge of rim. Condition: approximately 1/3 inch chip to one side of rim with light hairline crack, appears stable.