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American Decorative Arts
Potter: Sascha Brastoff, American, 1918–1993

Dinner Plate

ca. 1955

Earthenware

other: 11 7/8 in. (30.2 cm)
Gift of Rosalie M. Berberian, M.P.H. 1967, M.Phil. 1980
1982.95
Geography: 
Made in Los Angeles, California
Culture: 
American
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

According to Dr. Lyon's notecards, he purchased this set in 1877 from Mrs. Mehitable Dayton of Glastonbury, CT. Mrs. Dayton was then 90 years old and told Dr. Lyon she had purchased the thirty-piece set new in 1806 at a Hartford, CT store. Lyon's collection was bought by Francis P. Garvan.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 1982,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin 39, no. 1 (Winter 1984): 58.

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