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1951

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1953

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Exquisit Cup And Saucer

This is a Cup and saucer. It was designed by Raymond Loewy. It is dated 1953 and we acquired it in 2006. Its medium is glazed and gilt porcelain. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Paul F. Walter. It is credited Gift of Paul Walter.

  • Zebra Cup And Saucer
  • molded, glazed, and enameled porcelain.
  • Gift of Dorothy T. Globus.
  • 1992-95-1-a,b

Its dimensions are

H x W x D (cup): 6.9 x 11.3 x 8.9 cm (2 11/16 x 4 7/16 x 3 1/2 in.) H x diam. (saucer): 1.8 x 15.5 cm (11/16 x 6 1/8 in.)

It has the following markings

On base of a (cup), in yellow on black circle: "CONTINENTAL CHINA / [crowned] R / DESIGNED BY / Raymond Loewy / GERMANY"; (b: saucer): in black: "CONTINENTAL CHINA / [crowned] R / DESIGNED BY / Raymond Loewy / GERMANY / Coins"

Cite this object as

Exquisit Cup And Saucer; Designed by Raymond Loewy (American, b. France, 1893–1986); Germany; glazed and gilt porcelain; H x W x D (cup): 6.9 x 11.3 x 8.9 cm (2 11/16 x 4 7/16 x 3 1/2 in.) H x diam. (saucer): 1.8 x 15.5 cm (11/16 x 6 1/8 in.); Gift of Paul Walter; 2006-11-4-a,b

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