Cup and Saucer
On View: 20th-Century Decorative Arts, 4th Floor
a) cup: 2 1/4 x 4 1/4 x 3 3/4 in. (5.7 x 10.8 x 9.5 cm)
b) saucer height: 1/2 in. (1.3 cm) (show scale)
underside of saucer: printed rectangular logo; impressed: "2", "4"
Gift of Mark Isaacson
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Jean Luce (French, 1895-1964). Cup and Saucer, ca. 1930. Glazed earthenware, a) cup: 2 1/4 x 4 1/4 x 3 3/4 in. (5.7 x 10.8 x 9.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mark Isaacson, 1992.92.31a-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.1992.92.31a-b.jpg)
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a. Broad cup, glazed earthenware, gray with straight sides taper to broad neck at bottom, applied tight spiral handle; applied silver decoration, exterior of rim in a straight edged stepped geometric pattern repeating three times.
b. Saucer, glazed earthenware gray, flared flat rim with similar repeating applied silver decoration as cup.
CONDITION - Cracking to cup interior, unglazed spot on bottom edge and three areas on bottom. Saucer has three unglazed spots on bottom, blue (ink?) oval line around logo.
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