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


Coffee Cup and Saucer
ca. 1983 (made), ca. 1973 (designed)
Place of origin

Coffee cup and saucer of porcelain with red enamel decoration.

Object details

Object type
This object consists of 2 parts.

  • Cup
  • Saucer
  • Life (series title)
  • Edition (series title)
Materials and techniques
Porcelain with red enamel
Brief description
Coffee cup and saucer, 'Life' shape designed by Lutz Rabold about 1973, pattern 'Edition', porcelain with red enamel decoration, made by Porzellanfabrik, Friesland, Melitta, Germany, ca. 1983.
Physical description
Coffee cup and saucer of porcelain with red enamel decoration.
Marks and inscriptions
'Friesland, Melitta, Germany' (Printed in grey)
Credit line
Given by the manufacturer
Object history
Gift of the maker. Recipient of a "DesignPlus" award at the Frankfurt Fair, 1984.
Accession number

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Record createdJune 24, 2009
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