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Mold and plates

Object Number: 
1956.53a-e
Date: 
1950-1955
Medium: 
Plaster, whiteware
Dimensions: 
Each (plates): 10 1/4 x 1 in. (26 x 2.5 cm) Part (mold): 12 1/8 x 4 in. (30.8 x 10.2 cm)
Marks: 
printed: on reverse of 1953.56d and e: "LYRIC/SYRACUSE/China/MADE IN AMERICA" typed: printed label with plate 1956.53b: "THE PLATE HAS BEEN FIRED ONCE AND IS KNOWN AS A 'BISCUIT' PLATE"; "Progressive Series No. 3"; "SYRACUSE /CHINA/SINCE 1871" typed: p
Description: 
Disk-shaped plaster plate mold; four whiteware plates at different levels of completion made from mold.
Gallery Label: 
The series shows steps in the manufacturing of glazed and decorated pottery plates, from biscuit to glazing to application of transfer printed decorations.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Onondaga Pottery Co.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group