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Tea Bowl and Saucer

Description

Small; tin glazed; hand-painted decoration; male/female profile and initials; Dutch inscription on saucer with sun and moon; possibly commorating a marriage.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1775-1800
Inscriptions
Paper labels, located on bottom, underside of each: ""LITTLE"" and ""LITTLE/cup and saucer"".
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
enameling
glazing (coating)
painting (coating)
polychrome
tin (metal)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
Bowl, Tea
cup plates
Enameled
enameling
glazing (coating)
Painted
painting (coating)
polychrome
Polychrome
tea bowls
tin (metal)
Tin Glazed
Dimensions
1 1/4 x 3 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1992.603AB
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
10842

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