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Cup and saucer

1998.362AB (RS22922)

Description

Porcelain tea cup and saucer w/ thistle design and gold rim; cream-colored background w/ purple and green thistle decoration; gilded C-shape handle on cup; moustache rest on rim. A= Cup B= Saucer

Details

Maker
Tucker, Jane Armstrong, 1866-1964 (Painter)
Minton (Maker)
Date
ca. 1882
Inscriptions
Painted on bottom: ""J.T. to R.H.T./ Xmas '84"" ""7"" Imprinted on bottom: ""MINTONS"" w/ wheel-like symbol.
Location of origin
Wiscasset, ME, USA; Stoke-on-Trent, England, Staffordshire
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
glazing (coating)
painting (coating)
porcelain
tin (metal)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Places
Maine (United States)
Descriptive terms
Christmas
CUP AND SAUCER
cups
floral patterns
flowers (plants)
glazing (coating)
Painted
painting (coating)
Porcelain
porcelain
saucers (plates)
Thistle
tin (metal)
Tin Glazed
Dimensions
2.5 x 5.75 (HxW), 4.25 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.362AB
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
18324

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