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Candy Basket
Accession # 68.87.5
Manufacturer Union Porcelain Works
Title Candy Basket
Date ca. 1880
Medium Porcelain
Dimensions 4 1/2 x 7 1/16 x 3 7/8 in. (11.4 x 17.9 x 9.8 cm)
Marks On underside, transfer-printed in green: "U.P.W." above head of an eagle
Inscriptions no inscriptions
Signed no signature
Credit Line Gift of Franklin Chace
Location Visible Storage: Case 36, Shelf O (Ceramics)
Description Porcelain candy basket, part of green and white dinner service (68.87.1-13). White porcelain with vitreous glaze; boat-shaped basket with raised ends; handle formed by two loops molded like rope that meet in center. Molded basket weave around outer top edge. Applied decorations in gilding and green paint, including roundel containing stylized fleur-de-lis on sides below handles and border of ribbon and tassel design at each end. CONDITION: Good.