Indian Dance tea cup and saucer (Bakst Dance Series)
The Marchesa Luisa Casati – who has been called the Lady Gaga of her era – turned her life into theater by dressing in increasingly dramatic wearable art. She commissioned Leon Bakst, famed designer for the Ballets Russes, to create several of her costumes. This fine porcelain set depicts Bakst's bright blue and gold Indian Dance design, with the full, flowing costume on the square saucer and the trailing scarf on the tapered cup.
Tea cup, saucer