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1978

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1992

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Primeur Dish And Lid

This is a Dish and lid. It was designed by Signe Persson-Melin and produced by Rorstrand. It is dated 1978 and we acquired it in 1992. Its medium is porcelain. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Rorstrand. It is credited Gift of Rorstrand Factory, Sweden.

Its dimensions are

H x diam. (a,b: overall): 13.4 x 19.4 cm (5 1/4 x 7 5/8 in.)

It has the following markings

On base of dish (a): in orange underglaze: "Rörstrand [logo] / [crowned] SWEDEN / PRIMEUR / Signe Persson-Melin [in script] / V[crossed sickles]N P555 / 880"; (b): none

Cite this object as

Primeur Dish And Lid; Designed by Signe Persson-Melin ; Sweden; porcelain; H x diam. (a,b: overall): 13.4 x 19.4 cm (5 1/4 x 7 5/8 in.); Gift of Rorstrand Factory, Sweden; 1992-22-1-a,b

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