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Wooden Church Plate

This is a plate. It was designed by Valentin Semyonovich Shcherbakov and manufactured by State Porcelain Factory. It is dated 1919 and we acquired it in 1989. Its medium is porcelain, enamel. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Ludmilla Shapiro and Henry Shapiro. 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

Diameter: 23.8 cm (9 3/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Marks: On backside: hammer, sickle, cog, 1919, unidentified painter's mark hand- painted in blue overglaze

Cite this object as

Wooden Church Plate; Designed by Valentin Semyonovich Shcherbakov (1880); porcelain, enamel; Diameter: 23.8 cm (9 3/8 in.); The Henry and Ludmilla Shapiro Collection; Partial gift and partial purchase through the Decorative Arts Association Acquisition and Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program Funds; 1989-41-2

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