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Platter, ca. 1745

This is a Platter. It was manufactured by Varages Pottery Factory. It is dated ca. 1745 and we acquired it in 2017. Its medium is tin-glazed earthenware. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Eugene V. Thaw. It is credited Gift of Eugene V. and Clare E. Thaw.

  • Platter (USA), 1986
  • enameled and gilt porcelain.
  • Museum purchase from the Decorative Arts Association Acquisition Fund.
  • 1987-40-1

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Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 3.5 × 39.5 × 27.5 cm (1 3/8 × 15 9/16 × 10 13/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Large black underglaze X

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Platter, ca. 1745; Manufactured by Varages Pottery Factory ; tin-glazed earthenware; H x W x D: 3.5 × 39.5 × 27.5 cm (1 3/8 × 15 9/16 × 10 13/16 in.); Gift of Eugene V. and Clare E. Thaw; 2017-20-2

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Moustier Ceramics: Gifts from the Eugene V. and Clare E. Thaw Collection.

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