Sample Plate (Bavaria)
This is a Sample plate. It was manufactured by Nymphenburg Porzellan. It is dated 1948 and we acquired it in 2015. Its medium is hard paste porcelain, vitreous enamel. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.
This plate documents color palettes popular in Germany just after World War II, and shows a gradation of each color from light to dark.
This object was
Michele Oka Doner.
It is credited
Gift of Michele Oka Doner in honor of Lisa Roberts.
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Its dimensions are
H x diam.: 2 × 19 cm (13/16 × 7 1/2 in.)
It has the following markings
underglaze green Nymphenberg below a shield surmounted by a crown on underside center
Cite this object as
Sample Plate (Bavaria); Manufactured by Nymphenburg Porzellan (Germany); hard paste porcelain, vitreous enamel; H x diam.: 2 × 19 cm (13/16 × 7 1/2 in.); Gift of Michele Oka Doner in honor of Lisa Roberts; 2014-52-1
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Saturated: The Allure and Science of Color.