designed c. 1931
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Earthenware with printed and painted decoration
Overall: 11.2 x 26.8 x 22.3 cm (4 7/16 x 10 9/16 x 8 3/4 in.); Base: 7.4 x 26.8 x 22.3 cm (2 15/16 x 10 9/16 x 8 3/4 in.); Lid: 4.6 x 19.4 cm (1 13/16 x 7 5/8 in.)
Gift of Charles Venable and Martin K. Webb in honor of Lynn Cameron 2004.106.a
The Casino shape represents one of the finest art deco designs produced by the British ceramics industry. A bold, streamlined shape that made use of concentric circles and stepped planes, Casino was first presented with banded patterns. Later a wider range of surface decoration was added to the line, including Athlone (1935), which featured stylized maple leaves in rust or green, as here.
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