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1921

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Workers of the World Unite Plate, 1921

This is a Plate. It was designed by Vkhutemas and manufactured by Dulevo Porcelain Factory. It is dated 1921 and we acquired it in 1989. Its medium is enameled and gilt porcelain. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

It is credited The Henry and Ludmilla Shapiro Collection; Partial gift and partial purchase through the Decorative Arts Association Acquisition and Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program Funds.

Its dimensions are

H x diam.: 3 x 26 cm (1 3/16 x 10 1/4 in.)

It has the following markings

On underside: Vkhutemas mark (with stylized potter at wheel) stamped in orange overglaze

Cite this object as

Workers of the World Unite Plate, 1921; Designed by Vkhutemas ; enameled and gilt porcelain; H x diam.: 3 x 26 cm (1 3/16 x 10 1/4 in.); The Henry and Ludmilla Shapiro Collection; Partial gift and partial purchase through the Decorative Arts Association Acquisition and Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program Funds; 1989-41-18

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