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Vegetable Dish and Cover
Accession # 68.87.24a-b
Manufacturer Union Porcelain Works
Title Vegetable Dish and Cover
Date ca. 1879
Medium Porcelain
Dimensions 6 1/8 x 9 15/16 x 8 3/4 in. (15.6 x 25.2 x 22.2 cm)
Marks no marks
Inscriptions no inscriptions
Signed no signature
Credit Line Gift of Franklin Chace
Location Visible Storage: Case 36, Shelf M (Ceramics)
Description White porcelain vegetable dish (a) and cover (b); vitreous glaze, with colored and gilded decorations. Round bowl-like dish raised on low, flared pedestal; sides bent inward at top to form narrower opening; opposing handles of low arch with knob in center. Cover is conforming domed lid with matching handle as finial. Both pieces decorated with bands of green and gold at edge, and maroon border with flowers and butterflies in yellow, green, blues, and gilt; handles of both pieces painted with black, gold, and green bands. Condition: Fair; allover scuffs; losses to gilding and scratches in paint.