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Covered casserole dish

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Round dish with narrow base and rounded, flaring sides. Bottom one inch of dish is textured with a weave pattern, rest of dish is smooth with decorative decals of "+" signs, "*" signs and stylized flowers in blue, pink, and gold. Two loop handles; lid sits on lip on inside of dish; lid is...

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Marks

On bottom of dish, center, stamped in black: "CONTINENTAL CHINA" (letters creating an arch)/ "R" with a 4 point crown on top/ "DESIGNED BY"/ Raymond Loewy (in script)/ GERMANY/ Festive (in script) No marks on lid.

Provenance

Brett Angell; gift to MFA 2005.

Credit Line

Gift of Brett Angell

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.

American, about 1950–56

Place of Manufacture

Selb, Germany

Dimensions

Overall: 13.3 x 27.9 x 22.9 cm (5 1/4 x 11 x 9 in.)

Accession Number

2005.248a-b

Medium or Technique

Earthenware

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware