"Branchell" teacup

1950s
Designed by Kaye LaMoyne (American, 1918–1992), Manufactured by Branchell Company (active about 1948–1958)


Object Place: St. Louis, Missouri, United States

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 5.7 x 12.7 cm (2 1/4 x 5 in.) (with handle)

Accession Number

2010.551b

Medium or Technique

Melamine (plastic)

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art

Classifications

Plastics

Mist Grey

Markings

A/BRANCHELL/melmac Product/of finest quality/BRANCHELL CO./ST. LOUIS MO/K LaMoyne/DESIGNER

Provenance

Early history unknown; purchased by Barbara and Gerald Ward, Portsmouth, NH, at various dealers, primarily in Maine and Hampshire, or acquired on eBay, from ca. 2000 to 2010; 2010, given by the Wards to the MFA

Credit Line

Gift of Barbara McLean Ward and Gerald W. R. Ward