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1982

  • Work on this object began.

1988

  • We acquired this object.

1992

  • Work on this object ended.

2015

2020

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Colorings Mug, ca. 1987

This is a Mug. It was designed by George Schmidt and manufactured by George Schmidt, Inc. and distributed by IDG. It is dated ca. 1987 and we acquired it in 1988. Its medium is injection molded plastic (high heat styrene). It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Week series in a post titled The Rise of Plastic Partyware.

This object was donated by George Schmidt, Inc.. It is credited Gift of George Schmidt, Inc..

Its dimensions are

Overall: 9.5 x 13 x 9.2 cm (3 3/4 x 5 1/8 x 3 5/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Colorings Mug, ca. 1987; Designed by George Schmidt (American, b. 1940); injection molded plastic (high heat styrene); Overall: 9.5 x 13 x 9.2 cm (3 3/4 x 5 1/8 x 3 5/8 in.); Gift of George Schmidt, Inc.; 1988-1-13

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