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Cup and saucer - Metro Conference

Metro Conference

  • Object:

    Cup and saucer

  • Place of origin:

    Shelton (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1958 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Arnold, Tom (designer)
    Albeck, Pat, born 1930 - died 2017 (designer)
    Ridgway Potteries Ltd. (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Earthenware and printed

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the Council of Industrial Design

  • Museum number:

    CIRC.441&A-1963

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Cup and saucer of earthenware, 'Metro' shape, printed with a pattern of conference pears and leaves.

Place of Origin

Shelton (made)

Date

ca. 1958 (made)

Artist/maker

Arnold, Tom (designer)
Albeck, Pat, born 1930 - died 2017 (designer)
Ridgway Potteries Ltd. (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Earthenware and printed

Object history note

Historical significance: Winner of a CoID Design of the Year award, 1958

Descriptive line

'Metro Conference' cup and saucer of earthenware, printed with a pattern of conference pears and leaves, shape designed by Tom Arnold and pattern designed by Pat Albeck, made by Ridgway Potteries Ltd., Shelton, ca. 1958.

Materials

Earthenware

Techniques

Printed

Subjects depicted

Pears; Leaves

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware; Design Council Award Winner

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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