Robert Venturi (American, 1925-2018). <em>Cup and Saucer, from Four-Piece "Grandmother" Setting</em>, ca. 1985. Porcelain, Cup (a): 2 1/8 x 4 1/4 x 3 3/8 in. (5.4 x 10.8 x 8.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Paul F. Walter, 85.158.16a-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , 85.158.14_85.158.15_85.158.16a-b_mark_cropped_bw.jpg)

Cup and Saucer, from Four-Piece "Grandmother" Setting

Artist:Robert VenturiSwid Powell

Medium: Porcelain

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1985

Dimensions: Cup (a): 2 1/8 x 4 1/4 x 3 3/8 in. (5.4 x 10.8 x 8.6 cm) Saucer (b): 3/4 x 5 3/4 x 5 3/4 in. (1.9 x 14.6 x 14.6 cm)


Museum Location: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor

Accession Number: 85.158.16a-b

Image: 85.158.14_85.158.15_85.158.16a-b_mark_cropped_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
"Grandmother" pattern. Cylindrical cup (a) with simple arched handle and circular saucer (b) in white porcelain with vitreous glaze and transfer-printed decoration. Both pieces covered in overall floral pattern in pink, mauve, yellow, blue, and green. Pairs of short black lines are scattered randomly over this pattern. Part of four piece place setting (85.158.14-16a-b). CONDITION: Undamaged.

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