Decorative Arts and Design
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
Place Manufactured: Japan
1 3/8 x 12 x 12 in. (3.5 x 30.5 x 30.5 cm) (show scale)
On underside in black: Swid Powell / © Robert Mapplethorpe [signature] / "Orchid, 1987"
Gift of Swid Powell
Plate, "Orchid", porcelain. White circular plate with sloping sides with photographic image of a black and white orchid on a black background over entire interior surface.
Condition: Excellent; original condition from manufacturer.
Robert Mapplethorpe (American, 1946-1989). Plate, "Orchid," 1989. Porcelain, 1 3/8 x 12 x 12 in. (3.5 x 30.5 x 30.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Swid Powell, 1990.34.6 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1990.34.6_view2_bw.jpg)
overall, 1990.34.6_view2_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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