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Creamer from Three Piece Tea Service, Kyoto Homage Pattern

Decorative Arts

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Porcelain
  • Place Manufactured: New York, New York, United States
  • DATES 1987
    DIMENSIONS 3 5/8 x 5 1/2 x 2 1/8 in. (9.2 x 14.0 x 5.4 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS Effaced mark below signature.
    SIGNATURE Signed In black on underside: (in script) "Dorothy Hafner '87 / ©1980"
    INSCRIPTIONS no inscriptions
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Dorothy Weiss
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Dorothy Hafner (American, born 1953). Creamer from Three Piece Tea Service, Kyoto Homage Pattern, 1987. Porcelain, 3 5/8 x 5 1/2 x 2 1/8 in. (9.2 x 14.0 x 5.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Dorothy Weiss, 87.120.3. Creative Commons-BY
    IMAGE group, 87.120.1a-b_87.120.2a-b_87.120.3_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Glazed porcelain creamer, "Kyoto Homage" pattern. Vertical rectangular shape with D-shape strip handle and opposing short, truncated semi-conical spout. White ground; front and rear of creamer with reserve, outlined in black, of "confetti" pattern (i.e., dashes of black, dots of turquoise, lavender, peach, terracotta). Handle is lavender with black dashes. Part of three-piece tea service, 87.120.1a-b (teapot) & 87.121.2a-b (sugar bowl). CONDITION: Fine
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