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On display at V&A South Kensington
Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery


Sugar Bowl and Cover
1971 (designed (pattern)), ca. 1971-1981 (made)
Place of origin

Sugar bowl and cover of porcelain, of 'Duo' shape and with the 'Exotic green' pattern.

Object details

Object type
This object consists of 2 parts.

  • Sugar Bowl
  • Sugar Bowl Cover
  • Duo (manufacturer's title)
  • Exotic green (series title)
Materials and techniques
Porcelain with transfer printed 'slide-off' decoration
Brief description
Sugar bowl and cover of porcelain, of 'Duo' shape designed by Ambrogio Pozzi, and with the 'Exotic green' pattern designed by Rosemonde Nairac in 1971 in the United Kingdom, and made by Rosenthal AG, Selb, ca. 1971-1981.
Physical description
Sugar bowl and cover of porcelain, of 'Duo' shape and with the 'Exotic green' pattern.
  • Height: 8cm
  • Width: 8.7cm
Marks and inscriptions
'Rosenthal / studio-linie / >GERMANY<' and crossed swords and crown (Printed in green)
Credit line
Given by Rosemonde M. Nairac
Object history
Shown at the Hanover Spring Trade Fair 1972 and at the Concorso Internazionale di Ceramica, Faenza 1972. The design was taken out of production when the factory switched from using on-glaze colours to start using colours which were fired more quickly and to a higher temperature and which were dish-washer safe.
The information about the design and manufacture was supplied by the donor at the time of the gift. A body of archival material was also acquired by the Archive of Art and Design at the same time as this group of ceramics.
Bibliographic reference
See Subject and Object Information Files.
Accession number
C.102:1, 2-1997

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Record createdNovember 21, 2008
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