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On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Porcelain
DATES ca. 1910
DIMENSIONS 3/4 x 7 1/4 x 7 1/4 in. (1.9 x 18.4 x 18.4 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS Transfer-printed in green on bottom: "SHENANGO CHINA / NEW CASTLE, PA" below a seated male figure decorating a pot.
CREDIT LINE Gift of Joseph V. Garry
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Bread and Butter Plate. Circular plate with shallow bouge and slightly slanting rim in heavy semi-vitreous porcelain. Plate is decorated with dark teal blue ornament consisting of double band on outer rim and two opposing triangular shapes, each containing three arrows; alternating with two opposing groups of five small squares with arrows depending from central three squares, the middle arrow longer than those flanking. CONDITION: Undamaged; three stilt marks on underside of rim.
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
CAPTION Shenango China (China, 1910–present). Plate, ca. 1910. Porcelain, 3/4 x 7 1/4 x 7 1/4 in. (1.9 x 18.4 x 18.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Joseph V. Garry, 1993.111. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1993.111_view1_bw.jpg)
IMAGE overall, 1993.111_view1_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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