"Residential" teacup

designed 1953
Designed by Russel Wright (American, 1904–1976), Manufactured by Northern Industrial Chemical (active 1904–1963)


Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 5.4 x 12.4 x 10.2 cm (2 1/8 x 4 7/8 x 4 in.)

Accession Number

2010.562a

Medium or Technique

Melamine (plastic)

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Plastics

Pink

Markings

Russel/Wright/RESIDENTIAL/by/Northern/BOSTON 27 (Russel Wright and by Northern are in script)

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

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.