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Plate (France), 1745–49

This is a plate. It was made by Joseph Olery and manufactured by Olérys and Laugier's pottery factory. It is dated 1745–49 and we acquired it in 1907. Its medium is tin-glaze earthenware. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Mr. George A. Hearn and catalogued by Rebekah Pollock. It is credited Gift of George A. Hearn.

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Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 2.8 x 24.8 x 24.8 cm (1 1/8 x 9 3/4 x 9 3/4 in.)

It has the following markings

On base, in brown: "OL. J." [mark for Joseph Olery]

Cite this object as

Plate (France), 1745–49; Manufactured by Olérys and Laugier's pottery factory ; tin-glaze earthenware; H x W x D: 2.8 x 24.8 x 24.8 cm (1 1/8 x 9 3/4 x 9 3/4 in.); Gift of George A. Hearn; 1907-14-9

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