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Cup and Saucer from Four-Piece "Notebook" Setting

Decorative Arts

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MANUFACTURER Swid Powell
MEDIUM Porcelain
  • Place Manufactured: New York, New York, United States
  • DATES ca. 1985
    DIMENSIONS Cup (a): 2 1/8 x 4 1/4 x 3 3/8 in. (5.4 x 10.8 x 8.6 cm) Saucer (b): 3/4 x 5 3/4 x 5 3/4 in. (1.9 x 14.6 x 14.6 cm)
    MARKINGS On underside of both cup (a) & saucer (b), printed in black: 'Swid Powell / © Robert Venturi [facsimile signature in script] / "Notebook" '
    SIGNATURE no signature
    INSCRIPTIONS no inscriptions
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
    ACCESSION NUMBER 85.158.13a-b
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Paul F. Walter
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION "Notebook" pattern, cup (a) and saucer (b) of white porcelain with vitreous glaze and transfer-printed decorations. Can-shaped, cylindrical cup (a) covered with black splotches in imitation of spatterware; simple arched handle. Saucer (b), circular plate with wide rim. Front of plate covered with black splotches in imitation of spatterware. Part of four-piece place setting (85.158.11-13a-b). CONDITION: Undamaged.
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