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1935

  • Work on this object began.

1955

  • Work on this object ended.

1993

  • We acquired this object.

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American Modern Plate, 1940–55

This is a Plate. It was designed by Russel Wright. It is dated 1940–55 and we acquired it in 1993. Its medium is glazed earthenware. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

It is credited Gift of Mark Kaminski.

Its dimensions are

H x diam.: 2 x 25.7 cm (13/16 x 10 1/8 in.)

It has the following markings

On base, impression: "Russel / Wright / MFG. BY / STEUBENVILLE"; scratched in relief: "Russel Wright"; impressed: "Steubenville"

Cite this object as

American Modern Plate, 1940–55; Designed by Russel Wright (American, 1904–1976); USA; glazed earthenware; H x diam.: 2 x 25.7 cm (13/16 x 10 1/8 in.); Gift of Mark Kaminski; 1993-63-5

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