Research: Luce Center for American Art

Baby Feeding Cup
Accession #85.75.1
Maker Eva Zeisel
TitleBaby Feeding Cup
Dateca. 1940
MediumGlazed earthenware
Dimensions3 x 4 x 3 in. (7.6 x 10.2 x 7.6 cm)
Marksno marks
Inscriptionsno inscriptions
Signedno signature
Credit LineGift of the artist
LocationAmerican Identities: Modern Life
DescriptionBlue-glazed, wide mouthed, handled cup of irregular shape designed so handle fits between thumb and index finger of user, hand can wrap around curved shape of body. Designed so mother could hold cup in hand while holding baby with same arm. Originally had spoon that hooked onto edge of rim. CONDITION: Normal manufacturing imperfections, otherwise good.