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Celery Dish
Accession # 68.87.23
Manufacturer Union Porcelain Works
Title Celery Dish
Date ca. 1879
Medium Porcelain
Dimensions 1 x 9 x 4 7/8 in. (2.5 x 22.9 x 12.4 cm)
Marks Printed in black on underside of saucer: "UNION / Porcelain Works."
Inscriptions no inscriptions
Signed no signature
Credit Line Gift of Franklin Chace
Location Visible Storage: Case 36, Shelf N (Ceramics)
Description White porcelain celery dish; vitreous glaze, with colored and gilded decorations. Oblong diamond-shaped dish with notched corners and angled sides; decorated with two gilded rings in center of plate and, around rim, with bands of green and gold at edge, and maroon border with flowers and butterflies in yellow, green, blues, and gilt. Condition: Fair; losses to gilding and scratches in paint.