Baby Feeding Cup
On View: American Identities: A New Look, Modern Life, 5th Floor
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Eva Zeisel (American, born Hungary, 1906-2011). Baby Feeding Cup, ca. 1940. Glazed 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
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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.
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