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"Silver Pine" saucer

"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, one green and a white pine cone.


Stamped on base in gray: "Franciscan Fine China/ MADE IN CALIFORNIA U.S.A." in an oval with an image of a Spanish mission on top. Beneath oval: "GLADDING, MCBEAN & CO/ ["c" in circle] ["R" in circle]" Beneath in magenta: SILVER PINE


Brett Angell; gift to MFA 2005.

Credit Line

Gift of Brett Angell

American, about 1955

Object Place

Glendale, California


Overall: 1.9 x 15.2 cm (3/4 x 6 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Earthenware with white and bluish-green glaze




Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware