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Drawing, Designs for Pitcher, Sugar Bowl, Serving Plate, Teapot and Tureen, Pinnacle Dinner Service, International China

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Eva Zeisel. It is dated 1940–50 and we acquired it in 1993. Its medium is graphite on vellum. 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.

  • Drawing, Designs for Paper Porcelain
  • pen and black ink, graphite, white and gold edding marking pen, copic marking....
  • Museum purchase from General Acquisitions Endowment Fund.
  • 2014-38-10-a,b

Its dimensions are

35 × 46.5 cm (13 3/4 × 18 5/16 in.) Frame H x W x D: 55.9 × 101.6 × 2.5 cm (22 × 40 × 1 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: [-------] [------]

Cite this object as

Drawing, Designs for Pitcher, Sugar Bowl, Serving Plate, Teapot and Tureen, Pinnacle Dinner Service, International China; Designed by Eva Zeisel (American, b. Hungary, 1906–2011); USA; graphite on vellum; 35 × 46.5 cm (13 3/4 × 18 5/16 in.) Frame H x W x D: 55.9 × 101.6 × 2.5 cm (22 × 40 × 1 in.); Gift of Eva Zeisel; 1993-11-55

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

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