"Lyric" dessert plate

American
designed 1954
Stangl Pottery (active 1929–1978)


Object Place: Trenton, New Jersey

Dimensions

Diameter 6 1/4 in.

Accession Number

2002.675.2

Medium or Technique

Earthenware with slip glaze

On View

The 1940s and 1950s (Gallery 336)

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Earthenware

Circular dish with simple, biomorphic design incised on surface and glazed with black and white slip.

Markings

Plate marked in brown-glaze stamp " Stangl / POTTERY / TRENTON N.J." within an ellipse; four arced lines above ellipse indicate year of fabrication is 1954; individual maker's initial "E" in black slip is painted near mark.

Provenance

Purchased by Brett Angell in Milwaukee about 1989; to MFA, 2002, gift of Brett Angell.

Credit Line

Gift of Brett Angell