Portrait Plate, Presented to Henry Ford, 1930

Summary

Henry Ford's corporate family was generous when it came to acknowledging their leader's enterprising and innovative strides forward. This portrait plate was commissioned by an Italian Ford dealer; all he asked for in exchange for this amazing piece of ceramic art was that an autographed photograph of Henry Ford be sent to the artist.

Henry Ford's corporate family was generous when it came to acknowledging their leader's enterprising and innovative strides forward. This portrait plate was commissioned by an Italian Ford dealer; all he asked for in exchange for this amazing piece of ceramic art was that an autographed photograph of Henry Ford be sent to the artist.

Artifact

Commemorative plate

Date Made

1930

Location

Not on exhibit to the public.

Object ID

31.57.1

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Ceramic (Material)
Wood (Plant material)

Inscriptions

"CERAMICA D' / BAGNA CAVALLO / RAVENNA / EDGARDO CARVAVITTA / FELE FARE / B. CAVALLO"

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