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"Echo" sugar bowl and lid

American
1954–60
Manufactured by Franciscan Division, Gladding, McBean & Co. (active 1875–1984)


Dimensions

Overall: 8.3 x 10.5 cm (3 1/4 x 4 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

2005.255a-b

Medium or Technique

Earthenware with white glaze

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art

Classifications

Earthenware

Bulbous body (squashed tomato) with one half inch straight rim; drop lid fits into rim and has hollow knob handle in the center; no decoration on lid; white glaze body with black branches with green and black leaves and black asteriks-shapes with pink diamonds on the ends.

Markings

Stamped on base in blu:
In circular design:
"[2 diamonds] FRANCISCAN [2 diamonds] OVEN-SAFE"
Inside circle:
"MADE IN/ CALIFORNIA/ U.S.A./ [DIAMOND]/ GLADDING,/ MCBEAN/ & CO."
Below circle:
"D"

No marks on the lid.

Provenance

Brett Angell; gift to MFA 2005.

Credit Line

Gift of Brett Angell