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Object Timeline

1921

  • Work on this object began.

1930

  • Work on this object ended.

1988

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2022

  • You found it!

Plate (USA)

This is a plate. It was made by Henry Varnum Poor. It is dated 1921–1930 and we acquired it in 1988. Its medium is hand-thrown and glazed earthenware. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Week series in a post titled Poor's Plate.

This object was bequest of James H. Stubblebine. It is credited Bequest of James H. Stubblebine.

Its dimensions are

H x diam.: 4.3 × 20.7 cm (1 11/16 × 8 1/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Plate (USA); Made by Henry Varnum Poor (American, 1888 – 1971); hand-thrown and glazed earthenware; H x diam.: 4.3 × 20.7 cm (1 11/16 × 8 1/8 in.); Bequest of James H. Stubblebine; 1988-44-5

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