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Cream Pitcher
Accession # 68.87.6
Manufacturer Union Porcelain Works
Title Cream Pitcher
Date ca. 1880
Medium Porcelain
Dimensions 5 5/8 x 4 3/4 x 2 7/8 in. (14.3 x 12.1 x 7.3 cm)
Marks On underside: -- transfer-printed in green, "U.P.W." above head of an eagle -- transfer-printed in orange, "[within urn] UNION / PORCELAIN / WORKS / GREENPOINT / N.Y." and below urn "10 '85" -- incised in glaze, "I V [?]"
Inscriptions no inscriptions
Signed no signature
Credit Line Gift of Franklin Chace
Location Visible Storage: Case 36, Shelf N (Ceramics)
Description Porcelain cream pitcher, part of green and white dinner service (68.87.1-13). White porcelain with vitreous glaze; coral-colored glazed handle. Cylindrical body with paneled sides and upward arching spout; opposing handle molded like branch. Applied decorations in gilding and green paint, including: roundel containing stylized fleur-de-lis within each panel; gold bands and border of ribbon and tassel design around top edge. CONDITION: Good.