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Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum  Search this
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Published Date:
Wed, 11 May 2016 13:00:21 +0000
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Object of the Day
biomorphic
ceramic
dining
dinnerware
modern
tableware
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<img width="640" height="604" src="http://www.cooperhewitt.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/2000-24-1-ab-700x661.jpg" class="attachment-large size-large wp-post-image" alt="2000-24-1-a,b" style="display: block; margin-bottom: 5px; clear:both;" srcset="http://uh8yh30l48rpize52xh0q1o6i.wpengine.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/2000-24-1-ab-700x661.jpg 700w, http://uh8yh30l48rpize52xh0q1o6i.wpengine.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/2000-24-1-ab-300x283.jpg 300w, http://uh8yh30l48rpize52xh0q1o6i.wpengine.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/2000-24-1-ab-170x161.jpg 170w, http://uh8yh30l48rpize52xh0q1o6i.wpengine.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/2000-24-1-ab.jpg 1024w" sizes="(max-width: 640px) 100vw, 640px" />Eva Zeisel’s Town and Country line for Minnesota’s Red Wing Potteries, Inc. is an icon of the twentieth-century table. Available in several colors, Town and Country reveals many things—from Zeisel’s unique biomorphic forms, to the emergence of informal dining during the 1940s, to foreshadowing the “atomic” look of tableware in the 1950s. These salt and...
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