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American Decorative Arts
Photo credit: Richard P. Goodbody, Inc.
Designer: Ilonka Karasz, American, born Hungary, 1896–1981
Manufacturer: Buffalo China, American, founded 1901

Tea or Chocolate Set, “Lamelle” Pattern

1934

Earthenware

Pot, with lid: 7 × 6 3/4 × 6 1/2 in. (17.78 × 17.145 × 16.51 cm) Stand: 3 1/2 × 5 1/4 in. (8.89 × 13.335 cm) Sugar bowl, with lid: 4 × 6 × 5 in. (10.16 × 15.24 × 12.7 cm) Creamer: 2 7/8 × 6 3/4 × 5 in. (7.303 × 17.145 × 12.7 cm) Cup, each: 2 7/8 × 4 7
John C. Waddell Collection, Gift of John C. Waddell, B.A. 1959
2010.158.10.1-.9
Geography: 
Manufactured in Buffalo, New York
Status: 
On view*
Culture: 
American
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Ilonka Karasz Nyland, New York, 1934–81; transferred to the Estate of Ilonka Karasz Nyland, 1981; Los Angeles Modern Auctions, December 4, 2005, lot 95; Mark McDonald, Hudson, N.Y., 2005–6; John C. Waddell, New York, 2006–10; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

John Stuart Gordon et al., A Modern World: American Design from the Yale University Art Gallery, 1920–1950 (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2011), 219, no. 143.

“Acquisitions,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/Pub_Bull_acquisitions_2011.pdf (accessed March 1, 2012).

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.