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1920

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1950

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1991

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2012

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Persephone Luncheon Plate, ca. 1930–40

This is a Luncheon plate. It was designed by Eric Ravilious and manufactured by Wedgwood. It is dated ca. 1930–40 and we acquired it in 1991. Its medium is glazed porcelain. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

Its dimensions are

2 x 23.6 cm (13/16 x 9 5/16 in.)

It has the following markings

On base, in green: "PERSEPHONE / DESIGNED BY / RAVILIOUS. / WEDGWOOD / ETRURIA. ENGLAND" / stamped half "T"; in red overglaze: AnH9984 / A"; impressed: "WEDGWOOD IIHF3[?]"

Cite this object as

Persephone Luncheon Plate, ca. 1930–40; Designed by Eric Ravilious (English, 1903 – 1942); England; glazed porcelain; 2 x 23.6 cm (13/16 x 9 5/16 in.); 1991-110-3

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