Artist Joseph Theodore Deck, French, 1823-1891
  • Plate
Date 1867
Medium glazed earthenware
Dimensions Overall: 1 1/2 × 11 3/4 inches (3.8 × 29.8 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Donald and Marilyn Ross
Accession Number 1994.28.2
Department European Sculpture and Dec Arts
On View Modern C233, Level 2 (see map)
Marks Marks, on underside, impressed in underglaze blueL TH DECK [TH conjoined] 1867
Marks, on underside, on large octoganal blue-bordered paper label, in ink: No 969 [probably] Exposition Universelle
Marks, on underside, on small octoganal blue-bordered paper label, in ink: [probably] Monsieur | Bi[?]hall
June 4, 1993, (Sotheby's, London, England) lot 223;
(Haslam & Whiteway Ltd., London, England);
Until 1994, Donald Harold Ross [1928-2019] and Marilyn Burnett Ross [1940-2014] (Pleasant Ridge, Michigan, USA);
1994-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Applied Arts from 1880 including Arts and Crafts, Art Nouveau and Art Deco. Sales cat., Sotheby's. London, June 4, 1993, lot 223, p. 25, (ill.) 53.

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Bumpus, B. "Deck's 'Artistic Faience' at the Musée du Florival." Apollo 161, no. 520 (June 2005): p. 88.