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Object Timeline

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1932

  • Work on this object began.

1942

  • Work on this object ended.

1969

  • We acquired this object.

2019

  • You found it!

Plate Set (France), ca. 1937

This is a Plate set. It was designed by Jean Luce. It is dated ca. 1937 and we acquired it in 1969. Its medium is porcelain, enamel, gold, platinum. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

It is credited Gift of James M. Osborn.

  • Vase, ca. 1924
  • lead-glazed earthenware with polychrome decoration.
  • Lent by The Art Institute of Chicago, Gift of Arthur T. Aldis and Russell....
  • 34.2016.3

Its dimensions are

each plate approx. 21.5 cm diameter x 2.5 cm height

It has the following markings

Under base of each plate: in red overglaze, two crossed "L"s within uprightrectangle, "France" beneath. In green underglaze on D,E, & L: "France/CA in monogram/...?...DEPOSE"

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