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Kilta Cup And Saucer, 1952

This is a cup and saucer. It was designed by Kaj Franck and manufactured by Arabia. It is dated 1952 and we acquired it in 1985. Its medium is glazed earthenware. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Harry Blomster. It is credited Gift of Harry Blomster.

Its dimensions are

Cup, 9a: H x W x D: 6 x 11.1 x 8.6 cm (2 3/8 x 4 3/8 x 3 3/8 in.) Saucer, 9b: H x diam.: 2.2 x 14 cm (7/8 x 5 1/2 in.)

It has the following markings

(a) and (b): Printed green on underside: "[crown symbol] / ARABIA / WÄRTSILÄ FINLAND / [kiln symbol] / 12-74."

Cite this object as

Kilta Cup And Saucer, 1952; Designed by Kaj Franck (Finnish, 1911–1989); Finland; glazed earthenware; Cup, 9a: H x W x D: 6 x 11.1 x 8.6 cm (2 3/8 x 4 3/8 x 3 3/8 in.) Saucer, 9b: H x diam.: 2.2 x 14 cm (7/8 x 5 1/2 in.); Gift of Harry Blomster; 1985-55-9-a,b

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