Search Results:

Viewing Record 1 of 1

Title:Platter (Platón)
Date Made:19th century
Materials:glazed and incised earthenware
Place Made:North America; Mexico; Guanajuato
Measurements:Overall: 1 5/8 in x 15 3/8 in x 12 3/4 in x 38.735 cm; 4.1 cm x 39.1 cm x 32.4 cm x 15 1/4 in
Accession Number:  AC 1955.591
Credit Line:Gift of the children of Dwight W. Morrow (Class of 1895) and Elizabeth C. Morrow
Museum Collection:  Mead Art Museum at Amherst College

Oval-shaped platter with scrafitto designs; interior with brown and green design on cream ground, upper panel is stylized house with palms on each side, lower panel is stylized floral design. Alernating green and brown ovals around the sides. Sides of platter are pinched in and have drilled holes on one side for hanging. Bottom unglazed. Similar piece in collection of the Art Institute of Chicago, 1923.1535, ca. 1830. Perhaps from town of Cornoneo.

animals; deer; patterns; plants; platters

Link to share this object record:

Research on objects in the collections, including provenance, is ongoing and may be incomplete. If you have additional information or would like to learn more about a particular object, please email

Viewing Record 1 of 1