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"Silver Pine" plate
Manufactured by Franciscan Division, Gladding, McBean & Co. (active 1875–1984)
Object Place: Glendale, California
Overall: 2.2 x 20.8 cm (7/8 x 8 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Earthenware with white and bluish-green glaze
Not On View
“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 cone.
Stamped on base in gold:
[creating a rounded square, with lines on vertical sides, top portion:] GLADDING, MCBEAN & CO/ [on bottom of square:] MADE IN U.S.A."
In center of square:
"Franciscan ["c" in circle; "R" in circle]/
Brett Angell; gift to MFA 2005.
Gift of Brett Angell