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Boris Deutsch, American, (1892–1978)
Plate, c. 1955
8 1/8 in. x 8 1/8 in. x 5/8 in. (20.64 cm x 20.64 cm x 1.59 cm)

Object Type: Ceramic
Technique: Cast
Credit Line: Estate of Boris Deutsch
Accession Number: 81.6.78

Label reading "91" on the back of the plate.

Cast porcelain plate with a design painted onto the surface of the porcelain with dark brown paint/glaze to create a loose, feathery line. Green paint/glaze is painted along the edges and brown paint is sprayed onto the backside of the plate to create a speckled appearance. A clear crackle overglaze is applied to the top and bottom of the plate.

Object Description
Round white and brown streaked porcelain plate, with a loose, painted image of a traditional Jewish doctor in dark brown outlining. The design uses the white body of the porcelain as the base for the figure's skin. The plate has green edges and a brown and white speckled bottom.

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