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1969

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1985

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TAC 1 Teapot And Lid

This is a Teapot and lid. It was designed by Walter Gropius and Catherine de Souza and manufactured by Rosenthal Glas und Porzellan Aktiengesellschaft and made for The Architects Collaborative (T.A.C.) and firm: Walter Gropius/Louis McMillen. It is dated 1969 and we acquired it in 1985. Its medium is glazed porcelain. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Rosenthal Aktiengesellschaft. It is credited Gift of Rosenthal Glas und Porzellan AG.

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Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 13 x 24.1 x 17.8 cm (5 1/8 in. x 9 1/2 in. x 7 in.)

It has the following markings

On base, in white: "Rosenthal [logo] / PORCELAINE NOIRE / studio-linie / GERMANY"

Cite this object as

TAC 1 Teapot And Lid; Designed by Catherine de Souza and Walter Gropius; Germany; glazed porcelain; H x W x D: 13 x 24.1 x 17.8 cm (5 1/8 in. x 9 1/2 in. x 7 in.); Gift of Rosenthal Glas und Porzellan AG; 1985-3-1-a,b

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