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Buffet Plate, "Joseph" Pattern

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 1 1/4 x 12 1/8 x 12 1/8 in. (3.2 x 30.8 x 30.8 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS On underside, printed in black: ' Swid Powell / © RM [letters conjoined] / "Joseph" '
    SIGNATURE no signature
    INSCRIPTIONS inscriptions
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
    ACCESSION NUMBER 85.158.23
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Paul F. Walter
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Richard Meier (born 1934). Buffet Plate, "Joseph" Pattern, ca. 1985. Porcelain, 1 1/4 x 12 1/8 x 12 1/8 in. (3.2 x 30.8 x 30.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Paul F. Walter, 85.158.23. Creative Commons-BY
    IMAGE mark, 85.158.23_mark_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION "Joseph" pattern. Circular buffet plate with wide rim in white porcelain with vitreous glaze and transfer-printed decoration. On front of plate is large open square in dark blue. The square is intersected by a cross of black lines; plate edge has black line border. Behind the black line cross is a double cross outlined with grey lines. CONDITION: Undamaged.
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