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Dish

Factory:
Zsolnay factory
Date:
ca. 1900
Culture:
Hungarian, Pécs
Medium:
Earthenware
Dimensions:
Diameter: 12 1/2 in. (31.8 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Pottery
Credit Line:
Purchase, Friends of European Sculpture and Decorative Arts Gifts, 1990
Accession Number:
1990.286.2
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 556
The brilliant red glaze was developed for the factory and marketed with the name Eosin, exhibited first in Vienna 1899–1900
Marking: On underside in relief in molded circle: five steeples, ZSOLNAY PÉCS; stamped under glaze: [1] 36; [2] 5758; [3] 10
[ Historical Design Collection, Inc. , New York, until 1990; sold to MMA ]
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