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Decorative Arts

MEDIUM Glazed earthenware
  • Place Made: Vallauris, France
  • DATES 1947-1971
    DIMENSIONS 1 1/2 x 15 5/8 x 12 7/8 ins.  (show scale)
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 2007.41.8
    CREDIT LINE Gift of the Estate of Dr. Eleanor Z. Wallace
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Madoura Potter. Platter, 1947-1971. Glazed earthenware, 1 1/2 x 15 5/8 x 12 7/8 ins. Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Estate of Dr. Eleanor Z. Wallace, 2007.41.8. Creative Commons-BY
    IMAGE overall, CUR.2007.41.8.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2012
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Oval form, off-white body with overall black glaze to front decorated with applied, raised abbreviated facial features. Outer rim of platter with eleven raised buttons at bottom and six at upper proper right separated by raised zigzag design along border.
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