Commemorative Plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1957

GUSN

GUSN-61859

Description

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

Details

Descriptive Terms

plates (dishes)
commemoratives
earthenware
impressing
Incised
Earthenware
Plate, Commemorative

Inscription

"AIA" / "1857" / "CENTENNIAL" / "1957" (impressed)

Associated Building

Original to Gropius House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Maker

Possibly U.S. Ceramic Tile Company (Maker)
Possibly The Sparta Ceramic Company (Maker)

Location of Origin

USA

Object Type

Documentary Artifact

Dimensions

1 1/4 (H), 9 7/8 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Ise Gropius

Accession Number

1984.590