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Coffee cup

Object Number: 
2002.12b
Date: 
ca. 2001
Medium: 
Whiteware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/4 x 5 x 3 3/4 in. ( 5.7 x 12.7 x 9.5 cm )
Marks: 
printed: in green on underside of cup: "HOMER LAUGHLIN CHINA/LEAD FREE/U.S.A. QQA"
Description: 
Whiteware bone color coffee cup in Fishs Eddy "212" pattern with broad circular bowl and loop handle; outside of cup decorated in black with New York City landmarks; buildings include the Woolworth Building, Twin Towers, Flatiron Building, Empire State Building, and the Brooklyn Bridge.
Gallery Label: 
This quintessential New York china pattern was produced for Fishs Eddy, a store specializing in American-made, commerical quality ceramics and glassware. The "212" pattern, advertised as offering "prime New York real estate at affordable prices," was inspired by the New York City skyline.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Fishs Eddy
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group