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Dinner plate

Object Number: 
2002.12a
Date: 
ca. 2001
Medium: 
Whiteware
Dimensions: 
diameter: 10 1/4 in. ( 26 cm )
Marks: 
printed: on underside of plate: "HOMER LAUGHLIN CHINA/LEAD FREE/U.S.A. PPD" printed: on underside of plate: "Made expressly for "FISHS EDDY"
Description: 
Whiteware bone color dinner plate in Fish Eddy "212" pattern, with decoration in black of New York City landmarks around rim; buildings include the Woolworth Building, Twin Towers, Flat Iron Building, Grand Central Station, Citicorp, Chrysler Building, Empire State Building, and the Brooklyn Bridge.
Gallery Label: 
This quintessential New York china pattern was produced for Fishs Eddy, a store specializing in American-made, commerical quality ceramics and glassware. The "212" pattern, advertised as offering "prime New York real estate at affordable prices," was inspired by the New York City skyline.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Fishs Eddy
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group