"The Aristocrat" Covered Casserole Dish

"The Aristocrat" Covered Casserole Dish

designed, c. 1932

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made by

Leigh Potters

(American, active 1926-1931)

designer

attributed to Gale Turnbull

(American, 1889-1962)

Earthenware with printed decoration

With cover: 13.5 cm (5 5/16 in.); Diameter with handles: 23.7 cm (9 5/16 in.)

Gift of Martin K. Webb and Charles L. Venable 2006.143.a

Location

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Leigh Potters tableware was sold in "five and dime" stores around the country.

Description

Concentric circles give this design its streamlined look and place it firmly within the Machine Age style of the 1930s. Leigh Potters produced sophisticated designs for the modern table that were inexpensive and affordable even during the height of the Great Depression.

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