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Petition from Lydia Heckle to Marinus Willett, Mayor of New York, re: Miranda expedition, May 16, 1807
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Overall: 15 1/4 x 12 x 1 1/4 in. ( 38.7 x 30.5 x 3.2 cm )
Kidney-shaped earthenware platter with blue glaze from Red Wing's "Town and Country" line.
In the mid-1940s, the president of Red Wing Pottery commissioned New York-based industrial designer Eva Zeisel to create a "Greenwich Villagey" dinner service; namely, tableware with informal shapes that would appeal to young consumers embracing a more casual lifestyle after World War II. The resulting line of dinnerware of free-form organic shapes with mix-and-match colors was promoted by Red Wing as "contemporary, functional, colorful, smart."
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