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1933

  • Work on this object began.

1937

  • Work on this object ended.

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  • We acquired this object.

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Cup from "Intourist" Tea Service ("Leningrad 1935" Pattern) Cup

This is a Cup. It was designed by Varvara Petrovna Freze and Eva Zeisel and manufactured by Lomonosov Porcelain Factory. It is dated Designed 1933 (shape), 1935 (decoration) and we acquired it in 1989. Its medium is porcelain, vitreous enamel, gold. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

It is credited The Henry and Ludmilla Shapiro Collection; Partial gift and partial purchase through the Decorative Arts Association Acquisition and Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program Funds.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 6.7 x 8.9 x 7.3 cm (2 5/8 x 3 1/2 x 2 7/8 in.)

It has the following markings

On underside: [1] 'V. Freze’ (in cursive Cyrillic) hand-painted in black overglaze [2] "Leningrad 1935"' (in cursive Cyrillic) hand-painted in black overglaze [3] Lomonosov mark for 1937 stamped in orange overglaze (laurel wreath surrounding uppercase Cyrillic above the outline of a vase flanked by the numbers 19 and 37)

Cite this object as

Cup from "Intourist" Tea Service ("Leningrad 1935" Pattern) Cup; Designed by Varvara Petrovna Freze and Eva Zeisel; porcelain, vitreous enamel, gold; H x W x D: 6.7 x 8.9 x 7.3 cm (2 5/8 x 3 1/2 x 2 7/8 in.); The Henry and Ludmilla Shapiro Collection; Partial gift and partial purchase through the Decorative Arts Association Acquisition and Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program Funds; 1989-41-92

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