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Published Date:
Tue, 12 Jun 2018 13:30:36 +0000
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buffalo
circular
colorful
glazed
tableware
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<img width="640" height="558" src="https://www.cooperhewitt.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/2005-11-3-700x610.jpg" class="attachment-large size-large wp-post-image" alt="This image features a circular sample plate glazed with squares of various colors around the rim, surrounding the logo of a running buffalo in gold, all on a white background. Please scroll down to read the blog post about this object." style="display: block; margin-bottom: 5px; clear:both;max-width: 100%;" srcset="https://uh8yh30l48rpize52xh0q1o6i-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/2005-11-3-700x610.jpg 700w, https://uh8yh30l48rpize52xh0q1o6i-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/2005-11-3-300x261.jpg 300w, https://uh8yh30l48rpize52xh0q1o6i-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/2005-11-3-170x148.jpg 170w, https://uh8yh30l48rpize52xh0q1o6i-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/2005-11-3.jpg 1024w" sizes="(max-width: 640px) 100vw, 640px" data-attachment-id="30213" data-permalink="https://www.cooperhewitt.org/2018/06/12/what-color-is-your-buffalo/2005-11-3/" data-orig-file="https://www.cooperhewitt.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/2005-11-3.jpg" data-orig-size="1024,892" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{&quot;aperture&quot;:&quot;0&quot;,&quot;credit&quot;:&quot;&quot;,&quot;camera&quot;:&quot;&quot;,&quot;caption&quot;:&quot;&quot;,&quot;created_timestamp&quot;:&quot;0&quot;,&quot;copyright&quot;:&quot;&quot;,&quot;focal_length&quot;:&quot;0&quot;,&quot;iso&quot;:&quot;0&quot;,&quot;shutter_speed&quot;:&quot;0&quot;,&quot;title&quot;:&quot;&quot;,&quot;orientation&quot;:&quot;0&quot;}" data-image-title="2005-11-3" data-image-description="" data-medium-file="https://www.cooperhewitt.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/2005-11-3-300x261.jpg" data-large-file="https://www.cooperhewitt.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/2005-11-3-700x610.jpg" />Sample plates are produced by manufacturers of ceramic tableware as a means of demonstrating the colors with which items, usually in a particular product line, could be glazed. Sample plates provide insight into the colors—and, in some cases, decorative patterns—that were available and popular at particular moments in time. The Cooper Hewitt collection includes several...
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