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Buffet Plate from Four-Piece Setting, "Tuxedo"

Decorative Arts and Design

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
DESIGNER Gwathmey Siegel
MEDIUM Porcelain
  • Place Manufactured: New York, New York, United States
  • DATES ca. 1985
    DIMENSIONS 1 1/8 x 12 x 12 in. (2.9 x 30.5 x 30.5 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS On underside, printed in black: '© Swid Powell / Gwathmey Siegel [facsimile signature in script] "Tuxedo" '
    SIGNATURE no signature
    INSCRIPTIONS no inscriptions
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Paul F. Walter
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION "Tuxedo" pattern. Circular buffet plate with wide rim in white porcelain with vitreous glaze and transfer-printed decorations. Edge of rim has border of small black rectangles; a black square appears in each quadrant of the rim; a black band outlines the slope of the dish of the plate, but is broken under the four squares on the rim. The center of the plate has four black squares arranged in square pattern. Part of four-piece place setting (85.158.8-10a-b). CONDITION: Undamaged.
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
    CAPTION Gwathmey Siegel. Buffet Plate from Four-Piece Setting, "Tuxedo," ca. 1985. Porcelain, 1 1/8 x 12 x 12 in. (2.9 x 30.5 x 30.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Paul F. Walter, 85.158.8. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , 85.158.8_85.158.9_85.158.10a-b_mark_cropped_bw.jpg)
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