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Decorative Arts

MANUFACTURER Wedgwood, founded 1759
MEDIUM Glazed earthenware
  • Place Made: England
  • DATES 1872-1875
    DIMENSIONS height: 7/8 in. (2 cm) diameter: 9 7/8 in.(25 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS on bottom of plate: Impressed: "WEDGWOOD"; "MLA/ IX(?)". Printed in black: "DESIGNED AND PAINTED BY LEONCE GOUTARD AND PIERRE MILLET / A. BORGEN Co./ 142 NEW BOND STREET / TRADE MARK"
    SIGNATURE no signature
    INSCRIPTIONS no inscriptions
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 1994.57
    CREDIT LINE H. Randolph Lever Fund
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Leonce Goutard. Plate, 1872-1875. Glazed earthenware, height: 7/8 in. (2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, H. Randolph Lever Fund, 1994.57. Creative Commons-BY
    IMAGE overall, 1994.57_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Dinner plate. Glazed Earthenware, cream ware body. Narrow concave rim. Design outline transfer printed with hand coloring. Large female fowl facing proper right with open beak and extended talons; feathers light brown, yellow-brown and light yellow. Proper right, down-curving orange poppy on light green stem with two poppy-buds. Bamboo-like branch in yellow-green intertwined with poppy. Abbreviated, abstract blue brush strokes in background above fowl. Condition: Good; small rim chip at 11:00 o'clock; normal surface wear.
    RECORD COMPLETENESS Good (76%)
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