Citation
Commemorative plate for the 50th year anniversary of the Société Céramique Maastricht, Holland

Material Information

Title:
Commemorative plate for the 50th year anniversary of the Société Céramique Maastricht, Holland [plate]
Creator:
Société Céramique ( Manufacturer )
Place of Publication:
Netherlands, Maastricht
Creation Date:
1913
Materials:
earthenware ( medium )
glaze ( medium )
gold rim ( medium )
Measurements:
14-1/2 diameter in
36.8 diameter cm

Subjects

Subjects / Keywords:
Commemoration
Genre:
dishes (vessels for food) ( aat )

Notes

Abstract:
Circular glazed earthenware commemorative plate for the 50th year anniversary of the Société Céramique Maastricht, Holland depicting at top center a black and white transfer-print photographic image of Victor Juanez, Directeur - Gerant, superimposed over a background of leaves and acorns; middle section depicts a male ceramist standing between a column and jar displaying various ceramics at center; At right, a female in classical dress holds a torch and a scroll with an owl by her feet against factories with smoke stacks and lush landscape in the background; bottom section depicts a centralized circular rampant lion factory logo superimposed against a golden frieze-like scene of workers producing ceramics; The gilt gold outer rim features a decorative border of a repeating oakley and acorn motif.
Preferred Citation:
The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection

Record Information

Source Institution:
The Wolfsonian-Florida International University
Holding Location:
The Wolfsonian FIU Object Collection
Rights Management:
All applicable rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier:
XX1991.513 ( accession number )
Classification:
Decorative Arts