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1982

  • Work on this object began.

1988

  • We acquired this object.

1992

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Cupola Cup And Saucer, ca. 1987

This is a Cup and Saucer. It was designed by Mario Bellini and manufactured by Rosenthal Glas Und Porzellan Aktiengesellschaft. It is dated ca. 1987 and we acquired it in 1988. Its medium is glazed porcelain. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

Its dimensions are

H x W (a,b: overall): 10.2 x 12.7 cm (4 x 5 in.) H x W (a: cup): 9.8 x 8.5 cm (3 7/8 x 3 3/8 in.) H x diam. (b: saucer): 1.5 x 12.7 cm (9/16 in. x 5 in.)

It has the following markings

On underside of cup, in green: "Rosenthal / studio-line / GERMANY / Porcelaine noire / Design: Mario Bellini / [Mario Bellini in script]; on underside of saucer, in white: "Rosenthal / studio-line / GERMANY / Porcelaine noire / Design: Mario Bellini / [Mario Bellini in script]

Cite this object as

Cupola Cup And Saucer, ca. 1987; Designed by Mario Bellini (Italian, b. 1935); Germany; glazed porcelain; H x W (a,b: overall): 10.2 x 12.7 cm (4 x 5 in.) H x W (a: cup): 9.8 x 8.5 cm (3 7/8 x 3 3/8 in.) H x diam. (b: saucer): 1.5 x 12.7 cm (9/16 in. x 5 in.); 1988-46-10-a,b

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