Dorota

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Acquired in 1993 (the spelunker thinks)

artist
Lubomir Tomaszewski
attributions_note
bibliography
Crowley, David. Thaw modern: Design in Eastern Europe after 1956. In David Crowley and Jane Pavitt, (eds.) Cold War Modern: Design 1945-1970. London: Victoria and Albert Museum, 2008. pp.142-3, 145. ISBN. 978-1-851-77543-9
collection_code
CER
credit
date_end
1962-12-31
date_start
1962-01-01
date_text
1962 (designed) 1964 (manufactured)
descriptive_line
Jug, part of 'Dorota' coffee service, moulded porcelain, glazed with sgraffito decoration, designed by Professor L. Tomaszewski, manufactured by Cmielòw Porcelain Factory, Poland, 1962.
dimensions
Height: 10 cm, Width: 9.25 cm
edition_number
event_text
exhibition_history
gallery
Factory Ceramics, room 140
historical_context_note
historical_significance
history_note
Lubomir Tomaszewski, a sculptor employed by the Institute of Industrial Design in Warsaw,was commissioned to investigate ideal ergonomic forms for tea and coffee ware in 1956. The resulting services, 'Ina' (1961) and 'Dorota' (1962) were strikingly elegant in their exaggerated organic styling.
id
12798
label
last_checked
2014-08-29T20:07:36.000Z
last_processed
2014-08-29T20:07:36.000Z
latitude
51.922508
location
Factory Ceramics, room 140, case 20, shelf 1
longitude
19.136471
marks
'C' within a triangle and 'Cmielow Made in Poland' '28' [indistinct] '5563 KL10'
materials
porcelain, glaze
materials_techniques
Moulded porcelain, glazed with sgraffito decoration
museum_number
C.215-1993
museum_number_token
c2151993
object_number
O10344
object_type
Jug
on_display
1
original_currency
original_price
physical_description
Jug of organic form with hole for pouring spout. Moulded porcelain with beetroot coloured glaze with wavy lines scratched into the body.
place
Poland
primary_image_id
production_note
production_type
public_access_description
related_museum_numbers
rights
2
shape
site_code
VA
slug
dorota-jug-lubomir-tomaszewski
sys_updated
2014-01-13T00:00:00.000Z
techniques
moulded, sgraffito
title
Dorota
updated
vanda_exhibition_history
year_end
1962
year_start
1962