"Lyric" dinner plate

American
designed 1954
Stangl Pottery (active 1929–1978)


Object Place: Trenton, New Jersey

Dimensions

Diameter 10 in.

Accession Number

2002.675.4

Medium or Technique

Earthenware with slip decoration

On View

The 1940s and 1950s (Gallery 336)

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Earthenware

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

Markings

Plate marked in brown glaze on base: "Stangl / POTTERY / TRENTON / N.J." with four small arcs above elliptical reserve that encloses text, indicating 1954 as year of manufacture. Indecipherable maker's mark appears near Stangle name in black slip.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of Brett Angell