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Primeur Plate

This is a plate. It was designed by Singe Persson-Melin. 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.: 2.8 x 24 cm (1 1/8 x 9 7/16 in.)

It has the following markings

On base: in orange underglaze: "Rörstrand [logo] / [crowned] SWEDEN / PRIMEUR / Signe Persson-Melin [in script] / V[crossed sickles]N P555 / 880"

Cite this object as

Primeur Plate; Designed by Singe Persson-Melin (1925); Sweden; porcelain; H x diam.: 2.8 x 24 cm (1 1/8 x 9 7/16 in.); Gift of Rorstrand Factory, Sweden; 1992-22-4

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