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Baby Dish

Decorative Arts

On View: American Identities: A New Look, Modern Life, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Glazed earthenware
  • Place Made: United States
  • DATES ca. 1940
    DIMENSIONS 2 x 8 1/2 x 7 3/4 in. (5.1 x 21.6 x 19.7 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS no marks
    SIGNATURE no signature
    INSCRIPTIONS no inscriptions
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in American Identities: A New Look, Modern Life, 5th Floor
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Eva Zeisel
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Eva Zeisel (American, born Hungary, 1906-2011). Baby Dish, ca. 1940. Glazed earthenware, 2 x 8 1/2 x 7 3/4 in. (5.1 x 21.6 x 19.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Eva Zeisel, 85.75.2. Creative Commons-BY
    IMAGE overall, 85.75.2_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Blue-glazed, irregularly-shaped oval dish with combination spoon rest and ring handle attached to one side. Designed to be held by hand of arm that holds baby. CONDITION: Scratches to glaze on spoon holder around glaze imperfections. Normal wear.
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