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Luncheon Plate, from Four-Piece "Grandmother" Setting

Decorative Arts

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
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 / © Robert Venturi [facsimile signature in script] / "Grandmother" '
    SIGNATURE no signature
    INSCRIPTIONS no inscriptions
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
    ACCESSION NUMBER 85.158.15
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Paul F. Walter
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Robert Venturi (American, born 1925). Luncheon Plate, from Four-Piece "Grandmother" Setting, 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, 85.158.15. Creative Commons-BY
    IMAGE group, 85.158.14_85.158.15_85.158.16a-b_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION "Grandmother" pattern. Circular luncheon 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). CONDITION: Undamaged.
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