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Plate (Finland), 1952

This is a Plate. It was designed by Kaj Franck and manufactured by Arabia. It is dated 1952 and we acquired it in 1985. Its medium is earthenware, glaze. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Harry Blomster. It is credited Gift of Harry Blomster.

It has the following markings

Marks: Printed white on underside: "[crown symbol] / ARABIA / FINLAND / DISHWASHER-PROOF / [kiln symbol]."

Cite this object as

Plate (Finland), 1952; Designed by Kaj Franck (Finnish, 1911–1989); earthenware, glaze; Gift of Harry Blomster; 1985-55-1

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Feeding Desire: Design and the Tools of the Table, 1500-2005.

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