Plate or Stand for an Écuelle, from the "Canton" Dinner Service Plate Or Stand
This is a plate or stand. It was designed by Edward Colonna and collected by Gustav Stickley and manufactured by Gerard, Dufraisseix, and Abbot, Limoges and made for Samuel Bing and retailed by L'Art Nouveau. It is dated 1898–1904 and we acquired it in 1989. Its medium is hard paste porcelain, vitreous enamel. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.
It is credited
Museum purchase from General Acquisition Endowment.
Its dimensions are
H x diam.: 2.2 x 24.4 cm (7/8 x 9 5/8 in.)
It has the following markings
Underside:  "l'Art / Nouveau / Paris" flanked by scrolling lines, stamped in green underglaze (retailer's mark)  "CHRISTIE'S" above handwritten "6732" and "35", the numbers separated by a horizontal line, printed in black on round label
It is inscribed
Cite this object as
Plate or Stand for an Écuelle, from the "Canton" Dinner Service Plate Or Stand; Designed by Edward Colonna (German, 1862–1948); France; hard paste porcelain, vitreous enamel; H x diam.: 2.2 x 24.4 cm (7/8 x 9 5/8 in.); Museum purchase from General Acquisition Endowment; 1989-5-2