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Accession # 68.87.63
Manufacturer Union Porcelain Works
Title Paperweight
Date 19th century
Medium Porcelain
Dimensions 2 3/4 x 3 x 3 in. (7 x 7.6 x 7.6 cm)
Marks Company advertisements printed around sides of cone, from top to bottom: "Union Porcelain Works / Green Point / N.Y." in black Gothic letters; "TRADE" and "MARK" flanking "U.P.W." above head of eagle in black; "Fine China Ware" in red script. Printed on base: in green "U.P.W." above head of an eagle; and in yellow, "UNION / PORCELAIN / WORKS / GREENPOINT / N.Y." within urn shape and "12 80 [86?]" below urn
Inscriptions no inscriptions
Signed no signature
Credit Line Gift of Franklin Chace
Location Visible Storage: Case 36, Shelf K (Ceramics)
Description White porcelain paperweight as company advertisement; vitreous glaze with black and red glaze and gilding. Conical base with flat top, head of bulldog surmounts base with eyes and mouth accented in black and red glaze, gilded collar. Band of gilding around bottom of base. CONDITION - Good