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Drop Teapot And Lid, 1971

This is a Teapot and lid. 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 molded and 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.

  • Teapot, 1938
  • molded and glazed earthenware trimmed in platinum.
  • Gift of George R. Kravis II.
  • 2016-39-1-a,b

Its dimensions are

H x W x D (a, b): 10.5 x 25 x 19.6 cm (4 1/8 x 9 13/16 x 7 11/16 in.)

It has the following markings

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

Cite this object as

Drop Teapot And Lid, 1971; Designed by Luigi Colani (German, b. 1928); Germany; molded and glazed porcelain; H x W x D (a, b): 10.5 x 25 x 19.6 cm (4 1/8 x 9 13/16 x 7 11/16 in.); Gift of Rosenthal Glas und Porzellan AG; 1985-3-9-a,b

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