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1909

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1920

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Plaque (England)

This is a Plaque. It was designed by Marc-Louis Emmanuel Solon. It is dated possibly 1909 and we acquired it in 1920. Its medium is pate-sur-pate glazed porcelain. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Week series in a post titled Watering Cupid.

This object was donated by Leon V. Solon. It is credited Gift of Leon V. Solon.

  • Mirror (Italy)
  • engraved and silvered glass.
  • Gift of Eleanor Garnier Hewitt.
  • 1907-18-4

Our curators have highlighted 1 object that are related to this one.

  • Portrait Plaque
  • molded, glazed, and lustered earthenware.
  • Gift of Marcia and William Goodman.
  • 1984-84-28

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 0.7 x 15.8 x 16 cm (1/4 x 6 1/4 x 6 5/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Incised, lower right corner: "L. Solon 09"

Cite this object as

Plaque (England); Designed by Marc–Louis Emmanuel Solon (,French, active in France and England, 1835-1913; made by Mintons Ltd., Stoke-on-Trent, England (1793- )); pate-sur-pate glazed porcelain; H x W x D: 0.7 x 15.8 x 16 cm (1/4 x 6 1/4 x 6 5/16 in.); Gift of Leon V. Solon; 1920-30-1

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