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"Silver Pine" plate

American
about 1955
Manufactured by Franciscan Division, Gladding, McBean & Co. (active 1875–1984)


Object Place: Glendale, California

Dimensions

Overall: 2.7 x 26.7 cm (1 1/16 x 10 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2005.252

Medium or Technique

Earthenware with white and bluish-green glaze

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art

Classifications

Earthenware

“Encanto” shape, “Silver Pine” pattern; round plate with bluish-green glaze on top; cream glaze on underside; silver stripe on rim; decoration on top: stylized pine needle bunches, one silver, two green and three white pine cones.

Markings

Stamped on base in gray:
"Franciscan Fine China/ MADE IN CALIFORNIA U.S.A." in an oval with an image of a Spanish mission on top. Beneath oval: "GLADDING, MCBEAN & CO/ ["c" in circle] ["R" in circle]"

Beneath in magenta:
SILVER PINE

Provenance

Brett Angell; gift to MFA 2005.

Credit Line

Gift of Brett Angell