Covered casserole dish

American
about 1950–56
Manufactured by Rosenthal Porzellan Manufaktur (Founded in 1879)


Place of Manufacture: Selb, Germany

Dimensions

Overall: 13.3 x 27.9 x 22.9 cm (5 1/4 x 11 x 9 in.)

Accession Number

2005.248a-b

Medium or Technique

Earthenware

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art

Classifications

Earthenware

Round dish with narrow base and rounded, flaring sides. Bottom one inch of dish is textured with a weave pattern, rest of dish is smooth with decorative decals of “+” signs, “*” signs and stylized flowers in blue, pink, and gold. Two loop handles; lid sits on lip on inside of dish; lid is slightly domed with knob handle in center.

Markings

On bottom of dish, center, stamped in black:
"CONTINENTAL CHINA" (letters creating an arch)/
"R" with a 4 point crown on top/
"DESIGNED BY"/
Raymond Loewy (in script)/
GERMANY/
Festive (in script)

No marks on lid.

Provenance

Brett Angell; gift to MFA 2005.

Credit Line

Gift of Brett Angell

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.