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What is this?

White teardrop dish with everted handle.

This is a dish from United States. It is dated ca. 1952 and we acquired it in 1990. Gift of Mel Byars, The Mel Byars Collection of 20th Century Design. This object is currently resting in our storage facility ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ

Its medium is

glazed porcelain

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 6 x 32 x 20.5 cm (2 3/8 x 12 5/8 x 8 1/16 in.)

It has the following markings

On base, in blue: "HALLCRAFT / CLASSIC / SHAPE BY / [Hallcraft logo in gray of 'HC' conjoined] Eva Zeisel / MADE IN U.S.A. BY HALL CHINA CO."

This object was made by Hall China Company and designed by Eva Zeisel

This object was donated by Mel Byars

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=http://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18634257/ |title=Dish, "Tomorrow's Classic", ca. 1952 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=24 November 2014 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>

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