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1971

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1985

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Drop Cup And Saucer, 1971

This is a cup and saucer. It was designed by Luigi Colani and manufactured by Rosenthal Glas Und Porzellan Aktiengesellschaft and made for Studio-Line (Division of Rosenthal). It is dated 1971 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 Glas Und Porzellan Aktiengesellschaft. It is credited Gift of Rosenthal Glas und Porzellan AG.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D (a: cup): 4.1 x 13.3 x 10.8 cm (1 5/8 x 5 1/4 x 4 1/4 in.) H x diam. (b: saucer): 2.1 x 16 cm (13/16 x 6 5/16 in.)

It has the following markings

On base of (a) and (b), in green: "Rosenthal [logo] / studio-linie / GERMANY"

Cite this object as

Drop Cup And Saucer, 1971; Designed by Luigi Colani (German, b. 1928); Germany; glazed porcelain; H x W x D (a: cup): 4.1 x 13.3 x 10.8 cm (1 5/8 x 5 1/4 x 4 1/4 in.) H x diam. (b: saucer): 2.1 x 16 cm (13/16 x 6 5/16 in.); Gift of Rosenthal Glas und Porzellan AG; 1985-3-12-a,b

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