Smithsonian Collections

Scene of Outer Space

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Data Source
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Catalogue Status
Research in Progress
Description
Circular form; decorated with earth, stars, moon, and planets against a dark blue background; orbiting around the earth, a small red sphere (Sputnik); thin gilded band around outer edge.
Manufacturer
Dmitrov Porcelain Factory, founded 1918
Date
ca. 1957
Credit Line
The Henry and Ludmilla Shapiro Collection; Partial gift and partial purchase through the Decorative Arts Association Acquisition and Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program Funds
Medium
Porcelain, enamel, gilding
Type
ceramics
Decorative Arts
Object Name
Plate
Type
Plate
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Product Design and Decorative Arts Department
Accession Number
1989-41-43
manufactured in
Verbilki, Soviet Union