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"Echo" saucer

Round plate with rounded shape and slightly raised on circular footrim; white glaze body with black branches with green and black leaves and black asteriks-shapes with pink diamonds on the ends.

Marks

Stamped in circular design: "[COPYRIGHT SIGN] FRANCISCAN ["R" IN CIRCLE] OVER-SAFE" inside circle: "MADE IN/ CALIFORNIA/ U.S.A/ Color-Seal [in script]/ GLADDING, MCBEAN/ & CO." Below circle: "2" (or possibly "Z"

Provenance

Brett Angell; gift to MFA 2005.

Credit Line

Gift of Brett Angell

American, 1954–56

Object Place

Glendale, California

Dimensions

Overall: 0.5 x 15.2 cm (3/16 x 6 in.)

Accession Number

2005.258b

Medium or Technique

Earthenware with white glaze

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware