"Salamina" Plate Designer: (pattern) Rockwell Kent (American, 1882–1971)
Designer: (shape) Daniel Gale Turnbull (American, 1887–1964)
Designer: (shape) Jane Foster Bennison Howell (American, 1913–2001)
Manufacturer: Vernon Kilns (American, 1916–1960)

Designed 1939; manufactured 1939–42

American Decorative Arts

On view, 3rd floor, Modern and Contemporary Art and Design
Medium

Cream-colored earthenware with handpainted and transfer-printed decoration

Dimensions

h. : 9 7/16 in. (24 cm)
diam.: 9 7/16 in. (24 cm)

Credit Line

Olive Louise Dann Fund

Accession Number

1987.30.1

Culture
Period

20th century

Classification
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Provenance

Provenance

Unknown collection, East Hampton, Conn., 1987
Bibliography
  • John Stuart Gordon et al., A Modern World: American Design from the Yale University Art Gallery, 1920–1950 (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2011), 240–41, no. 164
  • "Acquisitions 1985–1987," Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin 40, no. 2 (Spring 1988), 122, ill
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Additional information

Subject

Women designers

Marks

"SALAMINIA / Designed by / Rockwell Kent [script] / VERNON KILNS / Made in U.S.A.," transfer-printed on underside

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