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Forty-three Pieces of Gerald Gulotta (b. 1921) for Block Langenthal Circle in the Square Transition Pattern Dinner Ware, Switzerland, 1970-1984, porcelain, mark "Block Langenthal, Switzerland, Transition," eight dinner plates, 10 1/4 x 10 1/4, eight salad/dessert plates, 7 3/4 x 7 3/4, eight bread and butter plates, 6 1/2 x 6 1/2, eight saucers, 6 x 6, eight cups, ht. 3, one serving dish, ht. 2 1/2, 7 3/4 x 7 3/4, one platter, 10 x 13 3/4, one pitcher, ht. 4 1/2 in.
Note: After service in World War II, Gulotta attended the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, studying at the Experimental Design Laboratory. He later joined the faculty at Pratt and had a long career as an educator in the United States, Mexico, Portugal, and especially in China. His interests ranged widely from children's play equipment to silver ware. His several designs for Block China were particularly successful, including the "Transition" pattern.
One dinner plate with rim chip, a few glaze losses to the platter.
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