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1937

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1992

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Alphabet Dish, 1937

This is a Dish. It is dated 1937 and we acquired it in 1992. Its medium is earthenware. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Paul F. Walter. It is credited Gift of Paul Walter.

Its dimensions are

H x diam.: 5.2 x 16.7 cm (2 1/16 x 6 9/16 in.)

It has the following markings

On base, illegible impression; in black square, stamped: "Designed / by Eric / Ravilious"; below: "WEDGWOOD / MADE IN ENGLAND"; "D"; in orange marking pen: "CL6260,"

Cite this object as

Alphabet Dish, 1937; England; earthenware; H x diam.: 5.2 x 16.7 cm (2 1/16 x 6 9/16 in.); Gift of Paul Walter; 1992-42-2

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