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Argenta ware Plate, ca. 1940

This is a Plate. It is dated ca. 1940 and we acquired it in 1982. Its medium is glazed stoneware inlaid with raised silver. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

It is credited Museum purchase from General Acquisitions Endowment.

Its dimensions are

H x diam.: 3.8 x 29.9 cm (1 1/2 x 11 3/4 in.)

It has the following markings

On underside, overglaze black: "Gustavsberg / [anchor symbol] / Q / ARGENTA / 1035 / I"; "73"; impressed: "P14"

Cite this object as

Argenta ware Plate, ca. 1940; Sweden; glazed stoneware inlaid with raised silver; H x diam.: 3.8 x 29.9 cm (1 1/2 x 11 3/4 in.); Museum purchase from General Acquisitions Endowment; 1982-8-1

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