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"Museum" Dessert Plate

Designer:
Eva Zeisel (American, Budapest 1906–2011 New City, New York)
Manufacturer:
Castleton China (New Castle, Pennsylvania)
Date:
1946
Medium:
Porcelain
Dimensions:
H. 7/8, Diam. 6-1/8 in. (2.2 x 15.6 cm.)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
Gift of Amelia Peck, in memory of Kate Simon, 1991
Accession Number:
1991.180.5
Not on view
Marking: [lyre motif] / MADE IN U.S.A. / CASTLETON / CHINA / REG. U.S. PAT. OFF.
Kate Simon, New York (ca. 1950s–d. 1990; her estate, 1990–91); her niece and executor of the estate, Amelia Peck, New York (1991; her gift to MMA)

Eva Zeisel in Martin Eidelberg. Eva Zeisel: Designer for Industry. Exh. cat., Le Chateau Dufresne, Musée des Arts Décoratifs. Montreal, 1984, pp. 84, 92, fig. 119.

Martin Eidelberg et al. Eva Zeisel: Designer for Industry. Exh. cat., Le Chateau Dufresne, Musée des Arts Décoratifs. Montréal, 1984, pp. 32, 35–36, 40, 69 n. 46, pp. 109–10, no. 18 (collection of the designer), figs. 46, 47, 49, 50, 51 (installation photo, Museum of Modern Art, New York).

Pat Kirkham. "Eva Zeisel: Design Legend 1906–2011." Eva Zeisel: Life, Design, and Beauty. Ed. Pat Kirkham. San Francisco, 2013, pp. 10, 33.

Pirco Wolfframm. "Taxonomy (Shapes, Bottom Stamps, Patterns)." Eva Zeisel: Life, Design, and Beauty. Ed. Pat Kirkham. San Francisco, 2013, pp. 184–85, figs. 1–21.

Pat Moore. "Select Chronology." Eva Zeisel: Life, Design, and Beauty. Ed. Pat Kirkham. San Francisco, 2013, pp. 222–23.

Mary Whitman Davis. "Castleton China Company: Museum." Eva Zeisel: Life, Design, and Beauty. Ed. Pat Kirkham. San Francisco, 2013, pp. 66–73, 240 nn. 25, 26, 38, ill. (color; collection Eva Zeisel Archive).



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