Walter Gropius

American, born Germany (Berlin, Germany, 1883 - 1969, Boston, Massachusetts)

Rosenthal Tea Service

design object | ceramic and paint
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  • Rosenthal Tea Service

    Walter Gropius, Rosenthal Tea Service, 1968-1970; ceramic and paint, Collection SFMOMA, Gift of TAC, the Architect's Collaborative, Inc.;

Acquired 1985
Collection SFMOMA
Gift of TAC, the Architect's Collaborative, Inc.


design, cups, saucers, tea pots, creamers, sugar bowls

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