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"Echo" plate

American
1954–56
Manufactured by Franciscan Division, Gladding, McBean & Co. (active 1875–1984)


Object Place: Glendale, California

Dimensions

Overall: 2.9 x 26.7 cm (1 1/8 x 10 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2005.257

Medium or Technique

Earthenware with white glaze

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art

Classifications

Earthenware

Round plate with slightly raised foot rim; white glaze, decorated with black branches with black and green leaves and black asteriks with pink diamonds on the ends.

Markings

Stamped in circle on base (dark blue):
"[copyright symbol] FRANCISCAN ["R" in circle] OVER-SAFE"
Inside circle:
"MADE IN/ CALIFORNIA/ U.S.A./ Color-Seal [in script]/ GLADDING,/ MCBEAN/ & CO."
Below circle:
"A"

Provenance

Brett Angell; gift to MFA 2005.

Credit Line

Gift of Brett Angell