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Colorstone, Matte Black Dinner Plate

This is a Dinner plate. It was designed by Lella Vignelli and Massimo Vignelli and design team member: David Law. It is dated 1986 and we acquired it in 1990. Its medium is glazed stoneware. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Lella Vignelli and Massimo Vignelli. It is credited Gift of Lella and Massimo Vignelli.

Its dimensions are

H x diam.: 3 x 27 cm (1 3/16 x 10 5/8 in.)

It has the following markings

On underside, overglaze print in white reads: "SASAKI COLORSTONE MATTE BLACK BY VIGNELLI DESIGNS INC. (c) 1986 MADE IN JAPAN"

Cite this object as

Colorstone, Matte Black Dinner Plate; Designed by Lella Vignelli (Italian, 1934 - 2016), Massimo Vignelli (Italian, active USA, 1931–2014); Design Team Member: David Law (American, b. 1937); Japan; glazed stoneware; H x diam.: 3 x 27 cm (1 3/16 x 10 5/8 in.); Gift of Lella and Massimo Vignelli; 1990-2-1

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