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Small Dessert Dish
Accession # 68.87.16
Manufacturer Union Porcelain Works
Title Small Dessert Dish
Date ca. 1879
Medium Porcelain
Dimensions 1 1/4 x 5 1/16 x 5 1/16 in. (3.2 x 12.9 x 12.9 cm)
Marks Printed in black on underside: "UNION / Porcelain Work[s]"
Inscriptions no inscriptions
Signed no signature
Credit Line Gift of Franklin Chace
Location Visible Storage: Case 36, Shelf N (Ceramics)
Description White porcelain dessert bowl; vitreous glaze, with colored and gilded decorations. Round shallow bowl with flat bottom and straight, angled sides; decorated with bands of green and gold at rim, and maroon border with flowers and butterflies in yellow, green, blues, and gilt. Condition: Good; losses to gilding and scratches in paint; small chip in rim.