Plate, 1920-1930

Summary

The Cowan Pottery near Cleveland, Ohio, produced exceptional artistic and commercial wares during its heyday, from 1920 to 1931. Hiring the best local talent, the pottery produced pieces influenced by the Arts and Crafts and Art Deco styles. This plate shows the classical myth of Apollo and Daphne, at the point where the wood nymph Daphne transforms into a laurel tree.

The Cowan Pottery near Cleveland, Ohio, produced exceptional artistic and commercial wares during its heyday, from 1920 to 1931. Hiring the best local talent, the pottery produced pieces influenced by the Arts and Crafts and Art Deco styles. This plate shows the classical myth of Apollo and Daphne, at the point where the wood nymph Daphne transforms into a laurel tree.

Artifact

Plate (Dish)

Date Made

1920-1930

Henry Ford Museum
 On Exhibit

at Henry Ford Museum in Collections Platform

Object ID

75.5.1

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of Mid-States Ceramic Study Group.

Material

Stoneware
Glaze

Color

Amber (Color)

Dimensions

Height: 2 in

Diameter: 12.75 in

Weight: 3 lb

Inscriptions

on bottom [impressed]: Cowan / RG

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