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Design for a Plate: Clover Pheasants

Decorative Arts and Design

MEDIUM Pen, ink, white highlights, and pencil on wood pulp laminate board
  • Place Made: United States
  • DATES July 20, 1906
    DIMENSIONS 14 1/4 x 13 1/16 in. (36.2 x 33.2 cm)
    SIGNATURE no signature
    INSCRIPTIONS On recto in pencil, lower proper right: "Clover Pheasants/ Rosenthal collection"; in ink, bottom center: "9in."; in ink, proper right border central area: "Chas Volkmar"; on verso in blue pencil: "Clover Pheasants"; purple stamp: "Jul 20 1906/392 30"; in pencil: "86..1.116"
    CREDIT LINE H. Randolph Lever Fund
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Drawing. Pen and black ink, pencil, white opaque highlights on laminate board. Study for a ceramic plate. Scalloped border plate with sprigs of flowers and leaves on either side of wide rim. Central area with two large pheasants and two chicks in landscape. Central large pheasant stands upright, second large pheasant stands behind with beak to ground. Two chicks at proper left. CONDITIOIN: Good. Old horizontal tape marks above and below image; proper lower left corner missing. See conservation report in file.
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
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