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"Silver Pine" cup

"Encanto" shape, "Silver Pine" pattern; round cup with rounded sides and narrow foot rim; C-scroll handle; bluish-green glaze on exterior; cream glaze on interior and on handle; silver stripe on outside of handle on on rim; decoration on interior: stylized pine needle bunches, one silver, one...

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Stamped on base in gold: "SILVER PINE/ [creating a rounded square, with lines on vertical sides, top portion:] GLADDING, MCBEAN & CO/ [on bottom of square:] MADE IN U.S.A." In center of square: "Franciscan ["c" in circle; "R" in circle]/ MASTERPIECE/ CHINA"


Brett Angell; gift to MFA 2005.

Credit Line

Gift of Brett Angell

American, about 1955

Object Place

Glendale, California


Overall: 4.1 x 12.1 x 10.5 cm (1 5/8 x 4 3/4 x 4 1/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Earthenware with white glaze, bluish-green glaze and silver leaf(?)




Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware