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Creamer

Designer:
Designed by Karl L. H. Müller (ca. 1820–1887)
Manufacturer:
Manufactured by Union Porcelain Works (1863–ca. 1922)
Date:
ca. 1876
Geography:
Made in Brooklyn, New York, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Porcelain
Dimensions:
H. 3 7/8 in. (9.8 cm); Diam. 3 1/4 in. (8.3 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Franklin Chace, 1969
Accession Number:
69.194.14
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 706
This creamer is part of a tea set (69.194.7–.14) designed for the 1876 Centennial celebration. The set's design is marked by rococo whimseys that can be seen in this creamer, including four rabbits that project outward, serving as feet, and the handle in the shape of a cornucopia.
Marking: inscribed on underside of body: U.P.W. / S
Mr. and Mrs. Franklin M. Chace, Easthampton, New York, until 1969
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