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Drawing, Design for a Teacup and Saucer, for Castleton China, April 1945

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Eva Zeisel. It is dated April 1945 and we acquired it in 1993. Its medium is graphite on tracing paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Eva Zeisel and catalogued by Marilyn Symmes and Eleonore Kissel. It is credited Gift of Eva Zeisel.

Its dimensions are

Mat: 71.1 x 55.9 cm (28 x 22 in.) 55.6 x 38.1 cm (21 7/8 in. x 15 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamps: Designer's stamp printed in brown ink at lower right: eva s. zeisel industrial design/431 RIVERSIDE DRIVE NEW YORK CITY; see inscription

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite with measurements; scribble at upper left margin; designer's stamp: April, 1945; tea cup; 1362

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a Teacup and Saucer, for Castleton China, April 1945; Designed by Eva Zeisel (American, b. Hungary, 1906–2011); USA; graphite on tracing paper; Mat: 71.1 x 55.9 cm (28 x 22 in.) 55.6 x 38.1 cm (21 7/8 in. x 15 in.); Gift of Eva Zeisel; 1993-11-2

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