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plate for Noel
  • Bernard Childs
    1910–1985
    born: Brooklyn, New York, United States ; died: New York, New York, United States ; active: United States
  • plate for Noel, 1963
  • Where object was made: United States
  • copper
  • Object Height/Width: 34 x 33 mm
    Object Height/Width: 1 5/16 x 1 1/4 in
    Mat Dimensions: 11 x 14 in matted with 2005.0201
  • Gift of Judith Childs
  • Not on display
  • 2006.0008
Description

Square copper plate with gouges and notches. There are triangular notches of unequal side around the edge of the object. The top right corner is slightly bent. There are gouges around the edges, vertical on the top and bottom and horizontal on the left and right side. There are more shallow gouges in the center of the plate, especially in the top left quadrant.