Cup and Saucer
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
(a) Cup: 2 3/4 x 4 5/8 x 3 5/8 in. (7 x 11.7 x 9.2 cm)
(b) Saucer: 7/8 x 6 1/4 x 6 1/4 in. (2.2 x 15.9 x 15.9 cm) (show scale)
Printed on underside of both cup and saucer, in gray underglaze within a circle: "Rosen[mark consisting of X surmounted by crown]thal [in script and underscored] / limitierte kunstreihen / GERMANY / Roy Lichtenstein 100/24 / Roy Lichtenstein [facsimile signature]". The number 24 is in a darker gray color.
H. Randolph Lever Fund
Cup (a) and saucer (b), porcelain. Both have white body with black, green, light blue, dark blue, yellow and silver-lustre glaze. (a) Cup: deep circular cup tapering towards bottom with applied c-shaped handle. All-over abstract pattern of lines and dots in Pop Art style on interior and exterior. (b) Saucer: circular plate with gently sloping sides and impressed circle at center. All-over abstract pattern of lines and dots in Pop Art style on interior and rim.
Condition: (a) Cup: excellent; firing deficiencies on a few of the blue dots. (b) Saucer: excellent; firing deficiency on blue dot; bottom rim shows normal wear and tear.
Roy Lichtenstein (American, 1923-1997). Cup and Saucer, 1984. Porcelain, (a) Cup: 2 3/4 x 4 5/8 x 3 5/8 in. (7 x 11.7 x 9.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, H. Randolph Lever Fund, 1994.107.5a-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , 1994.107.1a-b-.5a-b_bw.jpg)
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