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Teacup

1965.61.3 (RS207434)

Description

White porcelain teacup with hand-painted butterflies, sprays of leaves and flowers, with gold band on rim. Gold-highlighted circular molded handle on cup.

Details

Maker
Haviland & Co. (Maker)
Date
1879
Inscriptions
Printed in green: ""HAVILAND & CO [over oval mark:] POUR CLARCK ADAMS & CLARCK/ BOSTON"" Dark green: ""H & Co/ L"" Impressed: Reg. mark for June, 26, 1879 London/ Limoges (patent # 336471-4) Patent: ""2000/11"" (decorator's mark)
Location of origin
Limoges, France
Material
gilding
hand-painted
porcelain
Object type
Food Service T&E; Drinking Vessels
Descriptive terms
Cup
gilding
hand-painted
Japonaiserie
porcelain
Teacup
teacups
People and organizations
Clarck Adams & Clarck
Dimensions
2 (H), 3 1/4 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1965.61.3
Credit Line
Gift of Miss E. H. Handy
GUSN
15668

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