Fine Vintage Abstract David Gil Design Bennington Pottery Plate Hand signed , 6"3/4 in diameter - The piece features a very stylized and abstract design of four rows of colored dots in black ovals separated by black lines done in shades of pumpkin orange, teal, daffodil yellow and a purplish blue color on a glossy white glaze. The early version of this plate used a chartreuse color. This late version uses a pumpkin orange color. A great fun and funky piece in excellent condition. Looks likes lots of olives ready for a retro vintage martini!David Gil's work in Bennington Vermont started in 1948. It evolved into a co-operative of different art potters and used the mark Design Cooperative until around 1960. They are among the few American studio potteries that turned into production potteries in the midcentury.After 1960, they made their bread and butter by making gorgeous modern styled dinnerware that was distributed throughout the US and sold in fine department stores.