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Bonbon Dish
Accession # 63.5
Culture American
Manufacturer Union Porcelain Works
Title Bonbon Dish
Date 1887
Medium Porcelain
Dimensions 1 1/4 x 4 3/4 x 8 5/8 in. (3.2 x 12.1 x 21.9 cm)
Marks On underside: transfer-printed in orange, within pot "UNION / PORCELAIN / WORKS / GREENPOINT / N.Y." and below pot "11 87"; also remnant of a eagle transfer-printed in green.
Credit Line Dick S. Ramsay Fund
Location Visible Storage: Case 36, Shelf P (Ceramics)
Description Porcelain bonbon dish; irregularly oval in shape molded in shell and basket patterns with basket handle at one end. Dark orange border around the dish and handle with floral sprigs in brown and green over the main area. Buds of pink are at handle end, orange at other. CONDITION: Decoration worn and edge has several chips.