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Tomorrow's Classic Dish, ca. 1952

This is a dish. It was designed by Eva Zeisel and made by Hall China Company. It is dated ca. 1952 and we acquired it in 1990. Its medium is glazed porcelain. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Mel Byars. It is credited Gift of Mel Byars, The Mel Byars Collection of 20th Century Design.

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."

Cite this object as

Tomorrow's Classic Dish, ca. 1952. glazed porcelain. Gift of Mel Byars, The Mel Byars Collection of 20th Century Design. 1990-15-19.

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