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Learn to Read and Life Will Be Better Plate, 1921

This is a plate. It was designed by Elizaveta Berngardovna Rozendorf and manufactured by State Porcelain Factory. It is dated 1921 and we acquired it in 1989. Its medium is enameled, glazed porcelain. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

It is credited The Henry and Ludmilla Shapiro Collection; Partial gift and partial purchase through the Decorative Arts Association Acquisition and Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program Funds.

Its dimensions are

Diameter: 21.5 cm (8 7/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Marks: On underside: Imperial Porcelain Factory mark obscured by green enamel lozenge; hammer, sickle, cog, 1921 hand-painted in blue overglaze

Cite this object as

Learn to Read and Life Will Be Better Plate, 1921; Designed by Elizaveta Berngardovna Rozendorf (1898); enameled, glazed porcelain; Diameter: 21.5 cm (8 7/16 in.); The Henry and Ludmilla Shapiro Collection; Partial gift and partial purchase through the Decorative Arts Association Acquisition and Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program Funds; 1989-41-20

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