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This and 6 other objects are a part of a set whose first object is Place Setting (Japan).

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1922

  • Work on this object began.

1979

  • We acquired this object.

2020

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Coffee Cup Coffee Cup, 1966

This is a coffee cup. It was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright and manufactured by Noritake and made for Imperial Hotel. It is dated 1966 and we acquired it in 1979. Its medium is porcelain, vitreous enamel. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Roger G. Kennedy. It is credited Gift of Roger G. Kennedy.

Its dimensions are

H x diam.: 5.7 x 8.8 cm (2 1/4 x 3 7/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Printed in plum on underside: "Noritake/N [in script, in wreath]/NIPPON TOKI KAISHA/JAPAN/1966."

Cite this object as

Coffee Cup Coffee Cup, 1966; Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright (American, 1867–1959); Japan; porcelain, vitreous enamel; H x diam.: 5.7 x 8.8 cm (2 1/4 x 3 7/16 in.); Gift of Roger G. Kennedy; 1979-77-1

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