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Plate

Maker:
Ott and Brewer (1871–1893)
Date:
ca. 1880–93
Geography:
Made in Trenton, New Jersey, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Earthenware
Dimensions:
10 1/8 in. (25.7 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Purchase, Barrie A. and Deedee Wigmore Foundation Gift, 1997
Accession Number:
1997.236
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 706
Transfer printing enabled Ott and Brewer to create artistic wares that cost less than those dependent on other decorative techniques. The gilded highlights on this plate indicate that it was nevertheless considered an artistic product.
Marking: impressed: O B [flanking globe]; impressed within globe: OPAQUE / WARRANTED / CHINA
Helen Hersh, Brooklyn, New York, until 1997
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