Buffet Plate, from Four-Piece "Grandmother" Setting
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
1 1/8 x 12 x 12 in. (2.9 x 30.5 x 30.5 cm) (show scale)
On underside, printed in black: 'Swid Powell / © Robert Venturi [facsimile signature in script] / "Grandmother" '
Gift of Paul F. Walter
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Robert Venturi (American, 1925-2018). Buffet Plate, from Four-Piece "Grandmother" Setting, ca. 1985. Porcelain, 1 1/8 x 12 x 12 in. (2.9 x 30.5 x 30.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Paul F. Walter, 85.158.14. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , 85.158.14_85.158.15_85.158.16a-b_mark_cropped_bw.jpg)
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"Grandmother" pattern. Circular buffet plate with wide rim in white porcelain with vitreous glaze and transfer-printed decorations. Plate decorated with overall floral pattern in pink, mauve, yellow, blue, and green. Pairs of short black lines are scattered randomly over this pattern. Part of four piece place setting (85.158.14-16a-b).
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