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Boris Deutsch, American, (1892–1978)
Plate, 1955
7 1/8 in. x 7 1/8 in. x 1 1/4 in. (18.1 cm x 18.1 cm x 3.18 cm)

Object Type: Ceramic
Technique: Thrown
Credit Line: Estate of Boris Deutsch
Accession Number: 81.6.97

Label reading "61" on the back of the plate.

Thrown porcelain plate with a white background from the porcelain body. The edges are sponged or lightly sprayed with dark green/brown paint or glaze. The rest of the design is painted on with paints or glazes. The back of the plate is sprayed with brown and green paint to create a mottled appearance. A clear crackle overglazing is applied to the top and bottom of the plate.

Object Description
Round porcelain plate with a design of a Latin-American style native figure in full native dress in the center of the plate. The figure looks as if he's dancing, and is wearing an outfit of dark blue feathers and gold trim. Gold trees are on either side of him. The plate has a speckled green edging and a white background.

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