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Boris Deutsch, American, (1892–1978)
Plate, c. 1955
6 in. x 6 in. x 1 1/2 in. (15.24 cm x 15.24 cm x 3.81 cm)

Object Type: Ceramic
Technique: Cast
Credit Line: Estate of Boris Deutsch
Accession Number: 81.6.39

Label: "12" on the back.

Cast porcelain plate with blue, green, yellow and ochre paints/glazes sprayed or sponged onto the surface of the plate to create a mottled effect. The design is painted onto the plate. A clear crackle overglaze covers the top and bottom of the plate.

Object Description
Square porcelain plate with a blue, green, yellow, and ochre mottled background. One abstract Latin American-style native's head is on the right side, in green tones. A large green plant is in the middle of the plate. Three native heads are to the left of the plant, and those figures are in green and ochre tones.

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