Research: Luce Center for American Art

Sugar Bowl and Lid from Three Piece Tea Service, Kyoto Homage Pattern
Accession #87.120.2a-b
Maker Dorothy Hafner
TitleSugar Bowl and Lid from Three Piece Tea Service, Kyoto Homage Pattern
DateDesigned 1980; Manufactured in 1987
MediumPorcelain
Dimensions4 x 3 1/2 x 2 1/2 in. (10.2 x 8.9 x 6.4 cm)
MarksImpressed on underside of teapot, lower right: (in script) "Dorothy Hafner"
Inscriptionsno inscriptions
SignedSigned In black on underside of sugar bowl: (in script) "Dorothy Hafner '87 / ©1980"
Credit LineGift of Dorothy Weiss
LocationVisible Storage: Case 18, Shelf D (Contemporary Design)
DescriptionGlazed porcelain sugar bowl (a) and lid (b), "Kyoto Homage" pattern. Vertical, rectangular shape bowl; rectangular lid with canted corners and strip finial. White ground with "confetti" pattern (i.e., dashes of black dots of turquoise, lavender, peach and terracotta). Front and rear sides have reserve of lavender "double dot" pattern surrounded by peach band. Part of three-piece tea service, 87.120.1a-b (teapot) & 87.120.3 (creamer). CONDITION: Fine