Skip Navigation


Decorative Arts and Design

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Glazed earthenware
  • Place Manufactured: Perry, Oklahoma, United States
  • DATES mid–20th century
    DIMENSIONS plate: 1 x 10 1/2 x 9 in. (2.5 x 26.7 x 22.9 cm); cup: 2 1/2 x 5 1/4 x 4 in. (6.4 x 13.3 x 10.2 cm); saucer: 3/4 x 7 3/8 x 6 1/8 in. (1.9 x 18.7 x 15.6 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS Mark (transfer-printed in black on bottom): Tamac/PERRY, OKLA./ U.S.A.
    SIGNATURE not signed
    INSCRIPTIONS no inscription
    ACCESSION NUMBER 1999.23.2
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Roy R. Eddey and Dr. Joel E. Hershey
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Plate, glazed earthenware. Irregularly shaped plate with steep, curved rim. Central section of interior is yellow; exterior is medium green, which is also air-brushed over rim onto edges of interior. CONDITION - Slight nocks (or possibly areas where glaze origainally did not cover) at rim on one side.
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
    CAPTION Tamac Pottery (in operation 1946–1973). Plate, mid–20th century. Glazed earthenware, plate: 1 x 10 1/2 x 9 in. (2.5 x 26.7 x 22.9 cm);. Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Roy R. Eddey and Dr. Joel E. Hershey, 1999.23.2. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , 1999.23.2_1999.23.3a-b_SL3.jpg)
    IMAGE 1999.23.2_1999.23.3a-b_SL3.jpg.
    "CUR" at the beginning of an image file name means that the image was created by a curatorial staff member. These study images may be digital point-and-shoot photographs, when we don\'t yet have high-quality studio photography, or they may be scans of older negatives, slides, or photographic prints, providing historical documentation of the object.
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
    You may download and use Brooklyn Museum images of this three-dimensional work in accordance with a Creative Commons license. Fair use, as understood under the United States Copyright Act, may also apply. Please include caption information from this page and credit the Brooklyn Museum. If you need a high resolution file, please fill out our online application form (charges apply). For further information about copyright, we recommend resources at the United States Library of Congress, Cornell University, Copyright and Cultural Institutions: Guidelines for U.S. Libraries, Archives, and Museums, and Copyright Watch. For more information about the Museum's rights project, including how rights types are assigned, please see our blog posts on copyright. If you have any information regarding this work and rights to it, please contact
    Not every record you will find here is complete. More information is available for some works than for others, and some entries have been updated more recently. Records are frequently reviewed and revised, and we welcome any additional information you might have.