DUKE University WEDGWOOD Plate CROWELL - 1937

DUKE University WEDGWOOD Plate CROWELL - 1937

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DUKE University WEDGWOOD Plate CROWELL - 1937
DUKE University WEDGWOOD Plate CROWELL - 1937
DUKE University WEDGWOOD Plate CROWELL - 1937

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To celebrate the centennial of its establishment, Duke University comissioned Wedgwood to creatre a series of comemmorative plates in 1937-38. This plate, one of a series, shows Crowell Dormitory on the West Campus.

The world renowned learning and research institution known as Duke began in 1838, in Randolph County, North Carolina. The school was closely associated with the Methodist church and was known as Trinity College when it moved to Durham. It was renamed in 1924 to honor the Duke Family in recognition of their generous endowment.

The center of the plate has a red transfer design. The rims are molded with dogwood flowers and oak leaves as well as the university crest.

Measures 10-1/2 inches diameter.

Very good condition. No chips, cracks, dings or other damage found.

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Item Details:

  • Reference #
  • 2090duke
  • Category
  • Ceramics
  • Department
  • Antiques
  • Type / Pattern
  • College Plates
  • Maker
  • Wedgwood
  • Year
  • 1937
  • Dimensions
  • Width: 0 inch
  • Height: 10.5 inches
  • Depth: 0 inch
  • Weight: 3 pounds
  • Condition
  • See Description
  • Style
  • Duke University