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Nut Dish
Accession # 68.87.13
Manufacturer Union Porcelain Works
Title Nut Dish
Date ca. 1880
Medium Porcelain
Dimensions 1 1/8 x 4 7/8 x 4 in. (2.9 x 12.4 x 10.2 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 N (Ceramics)
Description Porcelain nut dish, part of green and white dinner service (68.87.1-13). White porcelain with vitreous glaze, rectangular dish with upturned sides that are pinched in slightly in center of three edges; fourth edge has pulled, rounded handle. Applied decorations in gilding and green paint around rim: gilded band around rim; squares of basket weave pattern in gilding at four corners; roundel containing stylized fleur-de-lis at border opposite handle; gilded flourish on handle; and border of ribbon and tassel design between basket pattern on other two sides. CONDITION: Good.