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Commemorative Plate

1984.590 (RS115767)

Description

Extremely heavy with broad flaring rim and thick flat bottom; decorated.

Details

Maker
Possibly U.S. Ceramic Tile Company (Maker)
Possibly The Sparta Ceramic Company (Maker)
Date
1957
Inscriptions
"AIA" / "1857" / "CENTENNIAL" / "1957" (impressed)
Location of origin
USA
Associated Building
Original to Gropius House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
earthenware
impressing
Object type
Documentary Artifact
Descriptive terms
commemoratives
Earthenware
earthenware
impressing
Incised
Plate, Commemorative
plates (dishes)
Dimensions
1 1/4 (H), 9 7/8 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1984.590
Credit Line
Bequest of Ise Gropius
GUSN
61859

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