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Footed plate

about 1948
William Ehrich (American, born in East Prussia, 1897–1960)


Overall: 3.8 x 35.9 cm (1 1/2 x 14 1/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique


Not On View





Footed plate with abstract design in matte cream glaze over bare black clay


Retains paper exhibition label pasted over possible signature inside foot: "TO..[illegible]ED TO EACH WORK SUBMITTED / THE ....O FINE ARTS ACADEMY / ALBRIGHT ART GALLERY / Annual Exhibition at Buffalo by Artists / of Western New York / [in italics] Work must be delivered to Albright Art Gallery / ARTIST [handwritten] Wm. Ehrich / ADDRESS [handwritten, partly legible] ...Klimk Rd. Roch. 10 N.Y. / TITLE [handwritten] Plate with abstract design / on black clay PRICE [scratched out]
With number in ink "400.3.48"


July 13, 1996, sold by Gansevoort Gallery, New York (Mark McDonald), to Philip E. Aarons, New York; 2012, year-end gift of Aarons to the MFA. (Accession date: Februrary 27, 2013)

Credit Line

Gift of Philip Aarons and Shelley Fox Aarons in honor of Jules and Jeanette Aarons