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Woman Spinning Cup And Saucer, ca. 1930

This is a cup and saucer. It was manufactured by Lomonosov Porcelain Factory. It is dated ca. 1930 and we acquired it in 1989. Its medium is porcelain, enamel, gilding. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Day series in a post titled Porcelain for Everyone?.

This object was catalogued by Deborah S. Shinn. It is credited The Henry and Ludmilla Shapiro Collection; Partial gift and partial purchase through the Decorative Arts Association Acquisition and Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program Funds.

Its dimensions are

H x diam.: 5 x 13.1 cm (1 15/16 x 5 3/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Marks: Underside (cup & saucer): hammer, sickle, cog stamped in green underglaze

Cite this object as

Woman Spinning Cup And Saucer, ca. 1930; Manufactured by Lomonosov Porcelain Factory (Russia); porcelain, enamel, gilding; H x diam.: 5 x 13.1 cm (1 15/16 x 5 3/16 in.); 1989-41-78-a,b

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