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


Cup and Saucer
1971 (designed (pattern)), ca. 1971-1981 (made)
Place of origin

Cup and saucer of porcelain, of 'Duo' shape and with the 'Exotic green' pattern.

Object details

Object type
This object consists of 2 parts.

  • Cup
  • Saucer
  • Duo (manufacturer's title)
  • Exotic green (series title)
Materials and techniques
Porcelain with transfer printed 'slide-off' decoration
Brief description
Cup and saucer 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
Cup and saucer of porcelain, of 'Duo' shape and with the 'Exotic green' pattern.
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.
Bibliographic reference
See Subject and Object Information Files.
Accession number
C.103:1, 2-1997

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Record createdNovember 21, 2008
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