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Cup and saucer

1927.505.1-.2 (RS207075)

Description

Ironstone China teacup without handle and saucer. Green transfer-print pattern "Napoleon's Battles" depicting a scene from the battle of Marengo with Napoleon seated backward in a chair on the battlefield. Green transfer-print border of flowers, ribbon, urns and goddesses. Manufactured by Charles James Mason and Company, England.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1829-1845
Per maker's mark
Inscriptions
"NAPOLEON'S BATTLES/ NEW STONE CHINA/ C.J.M & Co" [text surrounds crown] (On Saucer. Pattern name / Maker's Mark)
Location of origin
Lane Delph, England
Material
earthenware
glazing (coating)
ironstone (pottery)
transfer printing
Object type
Food Service T&E; Food Service Sets
Places
Marengo (Alessandria province, Piedmont, Italy) [general region]
Pocasset (Bourne, Barnstable county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Descriptive terms
earthenware
glazing (coating)
Goddess
ironstone (pottery)
Napoleonic Wars
saucers (plates)
Set, Cup and Saucer
tea bowls
teacups
transfer printing
Urn
Dimensions
2 1/4 (H), 3 3/4 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1927.505.1-.2
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Anne Bartlett Tubbs
GUSN
15883
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