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Cup And Saucer (Germany), ca. 1930

This is a Cup and Saucer. It was designed by Eva Zeisel and manufactured by Schramberger Majolikafabrik. It is dated ca. 1930 and we acquired it in 2001. Its medium is glazed earthenware. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

It is credited Gift of Torsten Bröhan.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D (a,b): 6.2 x 16.7 cm (2 7/16 x 6 9/16 in.) H x W x D (a: cup): 5.6 x 12.4 x 10.3 cm (2 3/16 x 4 7/8 x 4 1/16 in.) H x diam. (b: saucer): 1.7 x 16.7 cm (11/16 x 6 9/16 in.)

It has the following markings

On underside of cup (a), stamped in black: "MAJOLIKA, SMF" [conjoined] in shield, "SCHRAMBERG Handgemalt"; on underside of saucer (b), stamped in black: "MAJOLIKA, SMF" [conjoined] in shield, "SCHRAMBERG Handgemalt, 2".

Cite this object as

Cup And Saucer (Germany), ca. 1930; Designed by Eva Zeisel (American, b. Hungary, 1906–2011); glazed earthenware; H x W x D (a,b): 6.2 x 16.7 cm (2 7/16 x 6 9/16 in.) H x W x D (a: cup): 5.6 x 12.4 x 10.3 cm (2 3/16 x 4 7/8 x 4 1/16 in.) H x diam. (b: saucer): 1.7 x 16.7 cm (11/16 x 6 9/16 in.); Gift of Torsten Bröhan; 2001-20-8-a,b

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