Sugar Bowl and Lid from Three Piece Tea Service, Kyoto Homage Pattern
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
Designed 1980; Manufactured in 1987
4 x 3 1/2 x 2 1/2 in. (10.2 x 8.9 x 6.4 cm) (show scale)
Impressed on underside of teapot, lower right: (in script) "Dorothy Hafner"
Signed In black on underside of sugar bowl: (in script) "Dorothy Hafner '87 / ©1980"
Gift of Dorothy Weiss
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Dorothy Hafner (American, born 1953). Sugar Bowl and Lid from Three Piece Tea Service, Kyoto Homage Pattern, Designed 1980; Manufactured in 1987. Porcelain, 4 x 3 1/2 x 2 1/2 in. (10.2 x 8.9 x 6.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Dorothy Weiss, 87.120.2a-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , 87.120.1a-b_87.120.2a-b_87.120.3_bw.jpg)
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Glazed porcelain sugar bowl (a) and lid (b), "Kyoto Homage" pattern. Vertical, rectangular shape bowl; rectangular lid with canted corners and strip finial. White ground with "confetti" pattern (i.e., dashes of black dots of turquoise, lavender, peach and terracotta). Front and rear sides have reserve of lavender "double dot" pattern surrounded by peach band. Part of three-piece tea service, 87.120.1a-b (teapot) & 87.120.3 (creamer).
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