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Cup and Saucer

Decorative Arts

MEDIUM Glazed earthenware
DATES 1966
DIMENSIONS (a) Cup: 2 3/8 x 4 13/16 x 3 13/16 in. (6 x 12.2 x 9.7 cm) (b) Saucer: 1 x 6 1/8 x 6 1/8 in. (2.5 x 15.5 x 15.5 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS Printed in black on bottom: "Jackson China / For / DURABLE DISH CO. / Roy Lichtenstein [facsimile signature] / © 1966"
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
ACCESSION NUMBER 1990.37.4a-b
CREDIT LINE Modernism Benefit Fund
RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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CAPTION Roy Lichtenstein (American, 1923-1997). Cup and Saucer, 1966. Glazed earthenware, (a) Cup: 2 3/8 x 4 13/16 x 3 13/16 in. (6 x 12.2 x 9.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Modernism Benefit Fund, 1990.37.4a-b. Creative Commons-BY
IMAGE overall, 1990.37.1-.5_transp335.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Cup (a) and saucer (b), glazed earthenware. Cup: deep cylindrical shape tapers towards bottom with C-shaped handle; white body with black decoration in abstract pattern of lines and dots with black rim, black line encircling base and along handle. Saucer: circular plate with sloping sides with impressed circle at center; white body with black decoration in abstract pattern of lines and dots. Condition: (a) Good. Some minor scratches. (b) Good with minor scratches and nicks.
RECORD COMPLETENESS Good (74%)
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