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Plate, "Elizabeth Medeira/Her Very Own"

Decorative Arts

The inscription on the plate suggests that it was made for a young girl, Elizabeth Medeira.

MEDIUM Glazed earthenware
DATES 1910
DIMENSIONS Diameter: 7 5/8 in. (19.4 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS On bottom, painted in black: "198.9.10/R.B./S.E.G."
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CREDIT LINE Gift of Joseph F. McCrindle in memory of J. Fuller Feder, by exchange
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CAPTION RB. Plate, "Elizabeth Medeira/Her Very Own," 1910. Glazed earthenware, Diameter: 7 5/8 in. (19.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Joseph F. McCrindle in memory of J. Fuller Feder, by exchange, 2007.7.1. Creative Commons-BY
IMAGE overall, 2007.7.1_PS2.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2008
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Circular thick-walled plate with wide flat lip and short foot-rim. Decorated with grainy matte glaze of natural/beige background and concentric yellow banding outlined in black and embellished with five pairs of seated rabbits separated by plants. On the inner yellow band in black, "ELIZABETH MADEIRA" and on the opposing side "HER VERY OWN"
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Plate, "Elizabeth Medeira/Her Very Own"