Box

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1955

GUSN

GUSN-26688

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

Descriptive Terms

boxes (containers)
cardboard
printing (process)
Colonial Revival
Box
Cardboard
Colonial Revival
Box

Inscription

"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)

Maker

Marshall-Burns (Maker)

Location of Origin

Chicago, IL, USA

Dimensions

3 1/4 x 10 x 10 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Johanna McBrien

Accession Number

1999.105.1

Date

1955 (circa)

Places

Chicago (Cook county, Illinois)