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1937

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Woman Swimmer Plate, 1937

This is a Plate. It is dated 1937 and we acquired it in 1989. Its medium is enameled, gilt and glazed porcelain. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Week series in a post titled A Soviet Achievement.

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.

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Its dimensions are

Diameter: 34.5 cm (13 9/16 in.)

It has the following markings

On underside: in Russian "[Designed by] T. Demorei / September 1937" hand-painted in brown overglaze; Dmitorv mark stamped in blue overglaze

Cite this object as

Woman Swimmer Plate, 1937; enameled, gilt and glazed porcelain; Diameter: 34.5 cm (13 9/16 in.); The Henry and Ludmilla Shapiro Collection; Partial gift and partial purchase through the Decorative Arts Association Acquisition and Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program Funds; 1989-41-30

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