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got into the design act. This photograph depicts two teacups painted
with suprematist designs. The actual execution of the painting
was by two of Malevich's students Ilia Chashnik and Nikolai Suetin.
Although the cups are definitely striking, their utility is somewhat
questionable, and it is unlikely that the designs would have been
to the liking of the average Soviet coal-miner. Perhaps not surprisingly,
such china was never mass produced.