Cup and Saucer from Four-Piece "Notebook" Setting
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
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) (show scale)
On underside of both cup (a) & saucer (b), printed in black: 'Swid Powell / © Robert Venturi [facsimile signature in script] / "Notebook" '
Gift of Paul F. Walter
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Robert Venturi (American, 1925-2018). Cup and Saucer from Four-Piece "Notebook" Setting, ca. 1985. Porcelain, Cup (a): 2 1/8 x 4 1/4 x 3 3/8 in. (5.4 x 10.8 x 8.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Paul F. Walter, 85.158.13a-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , 85.158.11_85.158.12_85.158.13a-b_mark_cropped_bw.jpg)
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"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).
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