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Saucer

American
about 1934
Designed by Don Schreckengost (American, born in 1911), Manufactured by Salem China Company (founded in 1898)


Object Place: Salem, Ohio

Dimensions

Overall: 1.9 x 16 x 16 cm (3/4 x 6 5/16 x 6 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

2005.249b

Medium or Technique

Earthenware wtih white glaze and painted decoration

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Earthenware

Triangular plate, slightly raised by a circular foot, has a round depression in center (to recieve a cup). Points of plate are rounded and sides slightly bowed. Each corner is decorated with a painted playing cards symbol: red heart, black club and black spade. Circular area outline in red/orange; center has red diamond surrounded by a hexagon with added lines on 4 sides (possibly suggesting a card table).

Markings

Stamped on bottom in silver:
TRICORNE/
By/
Salem/
U.S. PATENT
D. 94245

Provenance

Brett Angell; gift to MFA 2005.

Credit Line

Gift of Brett Angell