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Accession # 68.87.26
Manufacturer Union Porcelain Works
Title Compote
Date ca. 1879
Medium Porcelain
Dimensions 5 5/8 x 9 3/8 x 9 3/8 in. (14.3 x 23.8 x 23.8 cm)
Marks Printed in black on underside of bowl (losses to paint): "[U]NIO[N] / [Porce]lain W[orks.]"
Inscriptions no inscriptions
Signed no signature
Credit Line Gift of Franklin Chace
Location Visible Storage: Case 36, Shelf N (Ceramics)
Description White porcelain compote; vitreous glaze, with colored and gilded decorations. Shallow bowl with flaring, convex rim raised on cylindrical pedestal that flares out at base; molded band around side of bowl and around pedestal. Around rim on both interior and exterior of bowl and around base is maroon border with flowers and butterflies in yellow, green, blues, and gilt; green and gold bands around edge; molded band around pedestal is gilded. Condition: Good; losses to gilding and scratches in paint.