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"Echo" saucer

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


Object Place: Glendale, California

Dimensions

Overall: 0.5 x 15.2 cm (3/16 x 6 in.)

Accession Number

2005.258b

Medium or Technique

Earthenware with white glaze

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art

Classifications

Earthenware

Round plate with rounded shape and slightly raised on circular footrim; white glaze body with black branches with green and black leaves and black asteriks-shapes with pink diamonds on the ends.

Markings

Stamped in circular design:
"[COPYRIGHT SIGN] FRANCISCAN ["R" IN CIRCLE] OVER-SAFE"
inside circle:
"MADE IN/ CALIFORNIA/ U.S.A/ Color-Seal [in script]/ GLADDING, MCBEAN/ & CO."
Below circle: "2" (or possibly "Z"

Provenance

Brett Angell; gift to MFA 2005.

Credit Line

Gift of Brett Angell