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Baby Feeding Cup

Decorative Arts and Design

MEDIUM Earthenware
  • Place Made: United States
  • DATES ca. 1940
    DIMENSIONS 3 x 4 x 3 in. (7.6 x 10.2 x 7.6 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS no marks
    SIGNATURE no signature
    INSCRIPTIONS no inscriptions
    CREDIT LINE Gift of the artist
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Blue-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.
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CAPTION Eva Zeisel (American, born Hungary, 1906–2011). Baby Feeding Cup, ca. 1940. Earthenware, 3 x 4 x 3 in. (7.6 x 10.2 x 7.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the artist, 85.75.1. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 85.75.1_bw.jpg)
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