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Leningrad 1935 Tea Service

This is a Tea Service. It was designed by Eva Zeisel. It is dated 1935 and we acquired it in 1989. Its medium is enameled and gilt porcelain. 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

Teapot and cover: H x W x D: 12.4 x 17.1 x 10.2 cm (4 7/8 in. x 6 3/4 in. x 4 in.) Sugar bowl and cover: H x diam.: 8.3 x 9.5 cm (3 1/4 x 3 3/4 in.) Cream pitcher: H x W x D: 7.6 x 10.2 x 6.4 cm (3 in. x 4 in. x 2 1/2 in.) Cup and saucer: H x diam.: 7.8 x 13.3 cm (3 1/16 x 5 1/4 in.) Cup: 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.) Saucer: H x diam.: 1.9 x 13.3 cm (3/4 x 5 1/4 in.) Cup: 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: Lomonosov mark for 1937 stamped in orange overglaze; (in Russian:) 'V. Freze / "Leningrad 1935"' handpainted in black overglaze; hammerc sickle, cog stamped in green underglaze (faint)

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