"Encanto" shape, "Silver Pine" pattern; round plate with bluish-green glaze on top; cream glaze on underside; silver stripe on rim; decoration on top: stylized pine needle bunches, one silver, two green and three white pine cone.
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.
Gift of Brett Angell
American, about 1955
- Manufactured by Franciscan Division, Gladding, McBean & Co., active 1875–1984