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1940

  • Work on this object began.

1959

  • Work on this object ended.

1991

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2023

  • You found it!

Platter (USA)

This is a platter. It was manufactured by Homer Laughlin China Company. It is dated 1940–59 and we acquired it in 1991. Its medium is glazed ceramic. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Mel Byars. It is credited Gift of Mel Byars.

Its dimensions are

H x diam.: 2.5 x 36 cm (1 in. x 14 3/16 in.)

It has the following markings

On base, in blue: "GENUINE / fiesta [in script] / H . L . Co USA"

Cite this object as

Platter (USA); Manufactured by Homer Laughlin China Company (United States); glazed ceramic; H x diam.: 2.5 x 36 cm (1 in. x 14 3/16 in.); Gift of Mel Byars; 1991-59-169

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