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Drawing, Design for an After-Dinner Coffee Cup and Saucer, for Castleton China, March 1945

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Eva Zeisel. It is dated March 1945 and we acquired it in 1993. Its medium is graphite on off-white tracing paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Eva Zeisel. It is credited Gift of Eva Zeisel.

Its dimensions are

56.2 x 37.5 cm (22 1/8 x 14 3/4 in.) Mat: 71.1 x 55.9 cm (28 x 22 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamps: Designer's stamp printed in brown ink at lower right: eva s. zeisel industrial design/431 RIVERSIDE DRIVE NEW YORK CITY; see inscription

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite with measurements; in designer's stamp: March 45; after dinner coffee cup; 1234

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for an After-Dinner Coffee Cup and Saucer, for Castleton China, March 1945; Designed by Eva Zeisel (American, b. Hungary, 1906–2011); USA; graphite on off-white tracing paper; 56.2 x 37.5 cm (22 1/8 x 14 3/4 in.) Mat: 71.1 x 55.9 cm (28 x 22 in.); Gift of Eva Zeisel; 1993-11-3

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Design USA: Contemporary Innovation.

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