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Title Pan American President Special Coffee Cup
Date late 1950s
Collection Pan American Onboard Items
Object Name Cup, Coffee
Catalog Number 2014.160.24
Description China coffee/tea cup with black exterior and white interior. From the "Charcoal" pattern of Rosenthal's Continental China collection.
Artist/Maker Rosenthal
Artist 2/Maker 2 Loewy, Raymond
Diameter (in) 3.5
Height (in) 2.5
Width (in) 4.25
Dimension Details Width includes handle, Diameter does not
Provenance Rosenthal's Continental China "Script" and "Charcoal" patterns were designed for mix-and-match use by famous industrial designer Raymond Loewy and sold to the public.

Pan American selected the two china collections for its "President Special," deluxe first class service offered from New York to London, Paris, Rio de Janeiro and Buenos Aires. Pan Am's regular first class service was simply called "The President." Source: The Virtual Pan Am Museum http://www.everythingpanam.com/1946_-_1960.html and http://www.everythingpanam.com/Amenity_Kits.html
Search Terms Pan American World Airways (Pan Am)
First Class
President Special
Subjects Beverages
Cups
Dishes
Coffee
Tea
Latin American travel
Transatlantic travel
Credit line Delta Flight Museum
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