Eva Zeisel Museum Dinnerware c. 1942-45

  • Not on view

Organic modern tableware was an important element of any American home concerned with good design in the mid-twentieth century. Zeisel designed the elegantly sculptural Museum Dinner Service in consultation with Castleton China and MoMA, which promoted it as "the first translucent china dinnerware, modern in shape, to be produced in the United States."

Gallery label from How Should We Live? Propositions for the Modern Interior, 2016-17.
Castleton China Co., New Castle, PA
Glazed porcelain
.1 (salad bowl): 2 1/2 x 9 x 8 3/16" (6.4 x 22.8 x 20.8 cm) .2 (cream soup and stand): 3 x 7 1/2" (7.6 x 19 cm)
Gift of Paul F. Walter
Object number
Architecture and Design

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