Decorative Arts and Design
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
Place Manufactured: Japan
1 1/4 x 12 x 12 in. (3.2 x 30.5 x 30.5 cm) (show scale)
(1) printed in black: Swid Powell / © Robert Mapplethorpe [signature] / "Flower, 1986"
(2) small square black sticker with white print: MADE / IN / JAPAN
Gift of Swid Powell
Plate, "Flower", porcelain. White circular plate with sloping sides with photographic image of white and black flower on a gray background over entire interior surface.
CONDITION: Excellent; original condition from manufacturer.
Robert Mapplethorpe (American, 1946-1989). Plate, "Flower," 1989. Porcelain, 1 1/4 x 12 x 12 in. (3.2 x 30.5 x 30.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Swid Powell, 1990.34.5 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1990.34.5.jpg)
overall, 1990.34.5.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2005
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