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"Echo" divided vegetable dish

American
1954–56
Manufactured by Franciscan Division, Gladding, McBean & Co. (active 1875–1984)


Object Place: Glendale, California

Dimensions

Overall: 3.2 x 21.6 x 18.4 cm (1 1/4 x 8 1/2 x 7 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

2005.254

Medium or Technique

Earthenware with white glaze and transfer decoration

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art

Classifications

Earthenware

Triangular-shaped dish with rounded edges and one point opening into a spout0like projection. The dish is divided into 3 sections-one upper and two lower. Decoration consists of black branches with green and black leaves, and black asteriks with pink diamonds on the ends.

Markings

Stamped in circular design:
"[COPYRIGHT SIGN] FRANCISCAN ["R" IN CIRCLE] OVER-SAFE"
inside circle:
"MADE IN/ CALIFORNIA/ U.S.A/ Color-Seal [in script]/ GLADDING, MCBEAN/ & CO."
Below circle: "N"

Provenance

Brett Angell; gift to MFA 2005.

Credit Line

Gift of Brett Angell