Teapot and Lid, Studio Line
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
5 3/8 x 8 5/8 x 5 1/2 in. (13.7 x 21.9 x 14 cm) (show scale)
Printed on bottom in black on white ground: "CONTINENTAL CHINA / (logo of "R" underneath a crown) / DESIGNED BY / (in script) Raymond Loewy / GERMANY / (in script) CHARCOAL"
Gift of Della Petrick Rothermel in memory of John Petrick Rothermel
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Raymond Loewy (American, born France, 1893-1986). Teapot and Lid, Studio Line, ca. 1954. Porcelain, 5 3/8 x 8 5/8 x 5 1/2 in. (13.7 x 21.9 x 14 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Della Petrick Rothermel in memory of John Petrick Rothermel, 1994.61.12a-b. Creative Commons-BY
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"Studio Line" porcelain teapot (a) and fitted lid (b). Bulbous teapot: white ground with matte black glaze on exterior; C-shaped attached handle and opposing, attached narrow cylindrical spout that tapers to mouth with flared lip. Circular lid: white ground with vitreous glaze; flat, slightly concave shape that is slightly wider than teapot opening; open oval finial in center.
CONDITION: Fair; small, light scratches all-over body in black glaze.
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