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"Atomic Sunburst" plate

American
1960–63
Manufactured by Mayer China Company (American, 1881–1984)


Object Place: Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania

Dimensions

Overall: 2.5 x 18.1 cm (1 x 7 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

2005.259

Medium or Technique

Earthenware with white glaze

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art

Classifications

Earthenware

Round plate, slightly raised on circular footrim; white glaze with blue and harvest gold stars (asteriks-shape).

Markings

Stamped on base off-center, in blue:
MAYER/ [line] / CHINA / BEAVER FALLS, PA."

Stamped on base, off-center in black:
"U.S.A. / 261"

Provenance

Brett Angell; gift to MFA 2005.

Credit Line

Gift of Brett Angell