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Buffet Plate, "Sunshine" Pattern

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 1 x 12 1/8 x 12 1/8 in. (2.5 x 30.8 x 30.8 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS On underside, printed in light blue: ' © Swid Powell / Stanley Tigerman [facsimile signature in script] / "Sunshine" '
    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 85.158.18
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Paul F. Walter
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Stanley Tigerman. Buffet Plate, "Sunshine" Pattern, ca. 1985. Porcelain, 1 x 12 1/8 x 12 1/8 in. (2.5 x 30.8 x 30.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Paul F. Walter, 85.158.18. Creative Commons-BY
    IMAGE overall, 85.158.18_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION "Sunshine" pattern. Circular plate with wide rim in white porcelain with vitreous glaze and transfer-printed decoration. Rim is decorated with orange triangles like stylized rays of the sun; between these triangles are areas of blue (sky) and white (clouds). In two places the blue spills onto the plate. In one area of clouds on the rim is a comic cherub in pink outline. CONDITION: Undamaged.
    RECORD COMPLETENESS Good (78%)
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