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1999.105.1 (RS210611)

Description

Original box containing four piece earthenware place setting. Box printed in green and yellow ink on white paper. Box held together with white tape.

Details

Maker
Marshall-Burns (Maker)
Date
1955
circa
Inscriptions
"Mar-crest / Colonial / Homestead / DINNERWARE / OVEN PROOF / MADE IN AMERICA / [stylized eagle] BY SKILLED CRAFTSMEN / UNDERGLAZED / [eagle over round frame with image of Colonial hearth] / 4-PIECE / PLACE SETTING / DINNER PLATE, DESSERT DISH / CUP & SAUCER / [image of small plate, large plate and cup and saucer]" (printed)
"MARSHALL-BURNS / DIVISION OF TECHNICOLOR, INC / CHICAGO 54, ILLINOIS / [framed in box:] This ware is underglazed and pattern will / never wear off - fade off - wash off - or crackel / FREE REPLACEMENT IS OUR BOND" (printed)
"149" (Retail price stamp)
Location of origin
Chicago, IL, USA
Material
cardboard
printing (process)
Object type
Containers
Places
Chicago (Cook county, Illinois)
Descriptive terms
Box
boxes (containers)
Cardboard
cardboard
Colonial Revival
printing (process)
Dimensions
3 1/4 x 10 x 10 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1999.105.1
Credit Line
Gift of Johanna McBrien
GUSN
26688

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