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Tray Tray

This is a tray. It was designed by Roelof Sterken and manufactured by Rozenburg Pottery and Porcelain Factory. It is dated 1900 and we acquired it in 1992. Its medium is porcelain, vitreous enamel. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Mr. Justin G. Schiller. It is credited Gift of Justin G. Schiller.

  • Plate Plate
  • porcelain, vitreous enamel.
  • Gift of Arthur Altschul.
  • 1994-117-1
  • Vase Vase
  • earthenware, enamel.
  • Gift of Justin G. Schiller.
  • 1992-100-9

Its dimensions are

27.5 x 23.2 x 1.5 cm (10 13/16 x 9 1/8 x 9/16 in.)

It has the following markings

On underside of platter: [1] an image of a stork with one leg raised with "Rozenburg" above and "den Haag" below, stamped in green ink (factory mark; 1900) [2] an image of a bee, painted in black (date mark; 1900) [3] "492", painted in black (inventory number) [4] "RS." underlined twice, painted in black (painter's mark)

Cite this object as

Tray Tray; Designed by Roelof Sterken (Dutch, active Rozenburg 1894–1904); Manufactured by Rozenburg Pottery and Porcelain Factory (Netherlands); Netherlands; porcelain, vitreous enamel; 27.5 x 23.2 x 1.5 cm (10 13/16 x 9 1/8 x 9/16 in.); Gift of Justin G. Schiller; 1992-100-16

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibitions Deconstructing Power : W. E. B. Du Bois at the 1900 World's Fair and Rococo: The Continuing Curve 1730-2008.

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