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Ceramic Seashells at the Seashore

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Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum
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Published Date:
Sat, 06 Aug 2016 12:00:52 +0000
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Object of the Day
Porcelain
shells
Danish
Royal Copenhagen
Arje Griegst
tea service
dining service
triton
Description:
Against a bright seascape, the type that reminds one so strongly of a summer day at the beach that it is almost possible to smell the salty air, oversized and misshapen shells are scattered haphazardly.  They fill the foreground of Royal Copenhagen’s poster like beached whales: awkward, commanding, and strangely beautiful.  The storied Danish ceramics...
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