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Luncheon Plate, from Four-Piece Setting, "Tuxedo"

Decorative Arts

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MANUFACTURER Swid Powell
MEDIUM Porcelain
  • Place Manufactured: New York, New York, United States
  • DATES ca. 1985
    DIMENSIONS 7/8 x 9 1/4 x 9 1/4 in. (2.2 x 23.5 x 23.5 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS On underside, printed in black: '© Swid Powell / Gwathmey Siegel [facsimile signature in script] "Tuxedo" '
    SIGNATURE no signature
    INSCRIPTIONS no inscription
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
    ACCESSION NUMBER 85.158.9
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Paul F. Walter
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Gwathmey Siegel. Luncheon Plate, from Four-Piece Setting, "Tuxedo," ca. 1985. Porcelain, 7/8 x 9 1/4 x 9 1/4 in. (2.2 x 23.5 x 23.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Paul F. Walter, 85.158.9. Creative Commons-BY
    IMAGE group, 85.158.8_85.158.9_85.158.10a-b_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION "Tuxedo" pattern. Circular luncheon plate with wide rim in white porcelain with vitreous glaze and transfer-printed decorations. Edge of rim decorated with border of small black rectangles; a black square appears in each quadrant of the rim; a black band outlines the slope of the dish of the plate but is broken under the four squares on the rim. The center of the plate has four black squares arranged in square pattern. Part of four-piece place setting (85.158.8-.10a-b). CONDITION: Undamaged.
    RECORD COMPLETENESS Good (78%)
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