EVA ZEISEL (1906 - 2011); CASTLETON CHINA
Museum dinner service for six, New Castle, PA, des. 1942-43: coffeepot, teapot, six teacups, creamer, lidded sugar, six saucers, six small plates, six dinner plates, six bowls, one salad bowl, one serving bowl; Some pieces unmarked, others with various CASTLETON CHINA marks; Dinner plates: 10 1/2" dia.; Provenance: Collection of Martin Eidelberg, New York; Published: Janet Kardon, ed., Craft in the Machine Age: The History of Twentieth Century American Craft 1920 - 1945, New York, 1995, p. 152 (for a selection of pieces included in the present lot); Exhibited: Craft in the Machine Age: The History of Twentieth Century American Craft 1920 - 1945, American Craft Museum, October 18, 1995 - February 25, 1996; Literature: Martin Eidelberg et. al., Eva Zeisel: Designer for Industry, Chicago, 1984, p. 34-37 (for the definitive discussion of the commission, and for examples of the model in the collection of Musee des Arts Decoratifs de Montreal)
Sale Price: $1,875
Estimate: $300 - $500
Good overall condition. Light scratching throughout. One inch bruise to edge of one small plate.