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"Silver Pine" plate

"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.

Credit Line

Gift of Brett Angell

American, about 1955

Object Place

Glendale, California


Overall: 2.2 x 20.8 cm (7/8 x 8 3/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Earthenware with white and bluish-green glaze




Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware