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Demitasse Cup And Holder (USA), 1950s

This is a Demitasse cup and holder. It was designed by Russel Wright. It is dated 1950s and we acquired it in 1999. Its medium is porcelain, aluminum. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Brooklyn Museum. It is credited Gift of the Brooklyn Museum of Art, Paul F. Walter Collection.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D (a,b: overall): 7.2 x 9 x 6 cm (2 13/16 x 3 9/16 x 2 3/8 in.)

It has the following markings

On base (a): none; (b): impressed: "RUSSEL WRIGHT"

Cite this object as

Demitasse Cup And Holder (USA), 1950s; Designed by Russel Wright (American, 1904–1976); porcelain, aluminum; H x W x D (a,b: overall): 7.2 x 9 x 6 cm (2 13/16 x 3 9/16 x 2 3/8 in.); Gift of the Brooklyn Museum of Art, Paul F. Walter Collection; 1999-42-39-a,b

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