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Set of plates
  • Set of plates
    Fornasetti, Piero, born 1913 - died 1988
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Set of plates

  • Place of origin:

    Germany (made)

  • Date:

    1950-59 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Fornasetti, Piero, born 1913 - died 1988 (designer)
    Eschenbach (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hard-paste porcelain with printed decoration

  • Museum number:

    C.318, A, B-1983

  • Gallery location:

    Factory Ceramics, room 140, case 4, shelf 4 [Plate [2]]
    Ceramics Study Galleries, Britain & Europe, room 139, case 42, shelf 5 [Plate [1], Plate [3]]

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Physical description

Three plates each with black monochrome printed decoration showing a circular newsprint-type close-up of a face. C.318-1983 with a design showing a circular newsprint-type close-up of a face torn in to nine pieces. C.318A-1983 with a design of a newspaper blow-up showing eyes, nose and a mouth. C.318B-1983 with a design of a newspaper blow-up of a quarter face repeated five times in rotation.

Place of Origin

Germany (made)

Date

1950-59 (made)

Artist/maker

Fornasetti, Piero, born 1913 - died 1988 (designer)
Eschenbach (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Hard-paste porcelain with printed decoration

Marks and inscriptions

An eye, a hand with a pen 'TEMA E VARIAZIONI FORNASETTI MILANO MADE IN ITALY', and the plate's number within the series printed in black over a crown, 'ESCHENBACH SELB GERMANY' printed in green.

Dimensions

Diameter: 26.2 cm

Descriptive line

Porcelain,Italy, designed by Piero Fornassetti and transfer-printed in black enamel onto blanks made by Eschenbach, Selb, Germany; 1950-1959

Materials

Hard paste porcelain

Techniques

Glazed; Printed

Categories

Ceramics

Collection code

CER

Qr_O122317
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