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1931

  • Work on this object began.

1935

  • Work on this object ended.

1993

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2020

  • You found it!

Gallia Cup And Saucer, 1931–1935

This is a Cup and Saucer. It was designed by Louis Süe and manufactured by Charles Christofle. It is dated 1931–1935 and we acquired it in 1993. Its medium is silver-plated metal. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Daniel Morris. It is credited Gift of Daniel Morris and Denis Gallion.

Its dimensions are

cup: 6.6 x 8.8 x 6.8 cm (2 5/8 x 3 7/16 x 2 11/16 in.) saucer: 1.6 x 11.5 cm (5/8 x 4 1/2 in.)

It has the following markings

"Horse head between O C for 'Orfèvrerie Christofle" in a rectangle/ "GALLIA" topped by a rooster, in rectangle/5968," stamped on underside

Cite this object as

Gallia Cup And Saucer, 1931–1935; Designed by Louis Süe (French, 1875–1968); France; silver-plated metal; cup: 6.6 x 8.8 x 6.8 cm (2 5/8 x 3 7/16 x 2 11/16 in.) saucer: 1.6 x 11.5 cm (5/8 x 4 1/2 in.); Gift of Daniel Morris and Denis Gallion; 1993-134-10-a,b

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