Plate

American
1949–50
Manufactured by Sterling China (American, founded 1917), Designed by Russel Wright (American, 1904–1976)


Object Place: East Liverpool, Ohio

Dimensions

H. 1 1/4 in.; Diameter base: 7 1/4 in.; Diameter rim: 11 1/2 in.

Accession Number

2002.401.2

Medium or Technique

White stoneware, covered with a vitreous gray glaze

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Stoneware

Circular, shallow, and unadorned molded plate.

Markings

Molded mark on base reads "STERLING CHINA / BY" in sans serif letters, and"Russel / Wright" below in script.

Provenance

The donor's grandfather, Glayde Coleman, worked at the Sterling China factory, and probably acquired the pitcher and plate while employed by the company; to his son, Andrew J. Coleman, and his wife, Dorothy Smith Coleman, m. about 1936; to Elizabeth Anne Coleman; to MFA 2002, gift of Elizabeth Anne Coleman.

Credit Line

Gift of Elizabeth Ann Coleman

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.