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Plate, "Conversation/Antenna" Pattern

Decorative Arts

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
DESIGNER Lucha (unknown)
MANUFACTURER Flintridge China
MEDIUM Porcelain
DATES ca. 1954
DIMENSIONS 5/8 x 6 7/16 x 6 7/16 in. (1.6 x 16.4 x 16.4 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS Transfer-printed in gray on reverse: "FLINTRIDGE CHINA / [two lions flanking shield with "F"] / U.S.A. / MADE IN CALIFORNIA"
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
CREDIT LINE Gift of Charles Venable and Martin Webb
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Plate, "Conversation/Antenna" pattern. Circular, dished plate with platinum rim band. Transfer-printed decoration on front of plate includes a 3-story house with a television antenna, in black. In gray are two additional antennas; cloud forms in the upper left; "Lucha" in script, lower center.
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
CAPTION Lucha (unknown). Plate, "Conversation/Antenna" Pattern, ca. 1954. Porcelain, 5/8 x 6 7/16 x 6 7/16 in. (1.6 x 16.4 x 16.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Charles Venable and Martin Webb, 2004.14.2. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 2004.14.2_bw.jpg)
IMAGE overall, 2004.14.2_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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