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Plate

Plate

  • Place of origin:

    Milan (designed)

  • Date:

    1950-1960 (designed)

  • Artist/Maker:

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

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hard paste porcelain with printed and gilded decoration

  • Museum number:

    C.65-1985

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 42, shelf 5

Physical description

Hard paste porcelain plate, without edge rim but with foot rim. Printed decoration of an astrolabe with a scroll at the top carrying the words: 'AD SCIENDUM AD QUAM REGIONEM ALIQUA TABULARUM ASTROLABII SIT', all in black. The background entirely gilt.

Place of Origin

Milan (designed)

Date

1950-1960 (designed)

Artist/maker

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

Materials and Techniques

Hard paste porcelain with printed and gilded decoration

Marks and inscriptions

A hand holding a brush and 'FORNASETTI - MILANO, MADE IN ITALY'
Overpainted in black

'ASTROLABIO' within a propellor motif and '11'
Overpainted in black

A gilder's mark

A crown / HUTSCHENREUTER / ARZBERG - BAVARIA / GERMANY
Printed in green

Dimensions

Diameter: 26.6 cm

Descriptive line

Plate, hard paste porcelain with printed and gilded decoration, blank made by Hutschenreuter, designed by Piero Fornasetti, Italy, 1950-1960.

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Printed; Gilded

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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