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Melon ball plate

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Artist Unknown (France)

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1770-1793

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G324
Melon ball plate, Artist Unknown (France)
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Ceramics | Tin-glazed earthenware
Size: 3 1/4 x 10 x 10 in. (8.3 x 25.4 x 25.4 cm)
Creation Place: Europe, France, Niderviller, Lorraine
Culture: Europe, France, Niderviller
Style: 18th century
Inscriptions: Mark 'CC', interlaced, with first C reversed
Physical Description: Hexagonally lobed faience melon ball plate; brown rim; edge contains three groups of flowers in delicate shades of pink, rose and purple typical of Niderviller; center contains a three-dimensional group of green-glazed fruits; marked with monogram of the
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Mrs. John P. Rutherfurd in memory of her father, Mr. Thomas Shevlin
Accession Number: 54.27.53
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009