Plate, Cup and Saucer
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
saucer: 1 x 10 x 9 in. (2.5 x 26.7 x 22.9 cm);
cup: 2 1/2 x 5 1/4 x 4 in. (6.4 x 13.3 x 10.2 cm)
saucer: 3/4 x 7 3/8 x 6 1/8 in. (1.9 x 18.5 x 15.5 cm) (show scale)
transfer-printed in black on bottom:
a) TAMAC, Inc./PERRY, OKLA./U.S. Design Pat. Appl. …
b) Tamac/PERRY, OKLA./U.S.A.
Also Impressed on b: Tamac
Gift of Roy R. Eddey and Dr. Joel E. Hershey
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Tamac Pottery (in operation 1946-1973). Plate, Cup and Saucer, mid-20th century. Glazed earthenware, saucer: 1 x 10 x 9 in. (2.5 x 26.7 x 22.9 cm); . Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Roy R. Eddey and Dr. Joel E. Hershey, 1999.23.3a-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , 1999.23.2_1999.23.3a-b_SL3.jpg)
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Cup (a) and Saucer (b), glazed earthenware. Cup (a) of heavy, irregular, sculptural form, hollow at larger side to form negative volume of cup and with deep indentation at handle side for thumb. Upper section and interior are yellow; lower section is medium green, air-brushed at horizontal midpoint onto yellow. Saucer (b) of egg-shaped form with steep, curved rim and circular depression off center of interior for cup. Interior is yellow; exterior is medium green, which is also air-brushed over rim to edges of interior.
CONDITION - (a) Cup: Small hairline crack in glaze at rim near handle. Glaze chips at raised foot rim.
(b) Saucer: Small specks of glaze flaws at curve of rim on one side, probably from original production.
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