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"Our America" chop plate

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Rockwell Kent ; Vernon Kilns

Date

1940

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
'Our America' chop plate, Rockwell Kent      ;    Vernon Kilns
"Our America" chop plate: Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Ceramics | Earthenware
Size: 1 1/8 x 12 3/8 in. (2.86 x 31.43 cm)
Creation Place: North America, United States, California, Los Angeles
Culture: North America, United States, California
Style: 20th century
Inscriptions: Inscription; Signature ''OUR AMERICA'/Designed by/Rockwell Kent (Signed)/VERNON KILNS/Made in U.S.A.', in transfer-print at underside center
Physical Description: large ceramic plate, maroon transfer print; foreground, pumpkin patch with standing bundles of corn stalks; middle ground, full cattle yard; background, two grain elevators, a warehouse and two smoking stacks at opposite sides
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Christopher Monkhouse in honor of Colles and John Larkin
Accession Number: 97.94
Rights: © Plattsburgh State Art Museum, Rockwell Kent Gallery and Collection
Artist: Rockwell Kent, American, 1882 - 1971
Role: Artist
Nationality: American
Life Dates: American, 1882 - 1971

Artist: Vernon Kilns, Los Angeles, California, 1931-1958
Role: Manufacturer
Nationality:
Life Dates: Los Angeles, California, 1931-1958
Added to Site: February 28, 2009