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Exquisit Cup And Saucer

This is a cup and saucer. It was designed by Raymond Loewy and manufactured by Rosenthal Aktiengesellschaft. It is dated 1953 and we acquired it in 2006. Its medium is glazed and gilt porcelain. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Paul F. Walter. It is credited Gift of Paul Walter.

  • Zebra Cup And Saucer
  • molded, glazed, and enameled porcelain.
  • Gift of Dorothy T. Globus.
  • 1992-95-1-a,b

Its dimensions are

H x W x D (cup): 6.9 x 11.3 x 8.9 cm (2 11/16 x 4 7/16 x 3 1/2 in.) H x diam. (saucer): 1.8 x 15.5 cm (11/16 x 6 1/8 in.)

It has the following markings

On base of a (cup), in yellow on black circle: "CONTINENTAL CHINA / [crowned] R / DESIGNED BY / Raymond Loewy / GERMANY"; (b: saucer): in black: "CONTINENTAL CHINA / [crowned] R / DESIGNED BY / Raymond Loewy / GERMANY / Coins"

Cite this object as

Exquisit Cup And Saucer; Designed by Raymond Loewy (American, b. France, 1893–1986); Manufactured by Rosenthal Aktiengesellschaft (Germany); Germany; glazed and gilt porcelain; H x W x D (cup): 6.9 x 11.3 x 8.9 cm (2 11/16 x 4 7/16 x 3 1/2 in.) H x diam. (saucer): 1.8 x 15.5 cm (11/16 x 6 1/8 in.); Gift of Paul Walter; 2006-11-4-a,b

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