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Plate, "Orchid"

Decorative Arts

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Porcelain
  • Place Manufactured: Japan
  • DATES 1989
    DIMENSIONS 1 3/8 x 12 x 12 in. (3.5 x 30.5 x 30.5 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS On underside in black: Swid Powell / © Robert Mapplethorpe [signature] / "Orchid, 1987"
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
    ACCESSION NUMBER 1990.34.6
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Swid Powell
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Copyright status unknown
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    CAPTION Robert Mapplethorpe (American, 1946-1989). Plate, "Orchid," 1989. Porcelain, 1 3/8 x 12 x 12 in. (3.5 x 30.5 x 30.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Swid Powell, 1990.34.6 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1990.34.6_view2_bw.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, 1990.34.6_view2_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Plate, "Orchid", porcelain. White circular plate with sloping sides with photographic image of a black and white orchid on a black background over entire interior surface. Condition: Excellent; original condition from manufacturer.
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