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Melaware

Plate
1957-1958 (designed)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Circular melamine plate in dark green.


Object details

Categories
Object type
TitleMelaware (manufacturer's title)
Materials and techniques
Melamine
Brief description
Plate, melamine, 'Melaware', made by Ranton & Co. Ltd, 1957-58
Physical description
Circular melamine plate in dark green.
Dimensions
  • Diameter: 17.8cm
Marks and inscriptions
'Melaware' (moulded on base)
Credit line
Given by Jennifer Opie
Production
Designed by the British Industrial Plastics Product Design Unit, Oldbury, Birmingham. Manufactured by Ranton & Co. Ltd, Brentford, London, using melamine made by British Industrial Plastics Chemicals Ltd., Birmingham. The moulding tools made by British Industrial Plastics Tools Ltd.
Collection
Accession number
C.16-1992

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Record createdJune 24, 2009
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