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Mustache cup

1998.440 (RS22956)

Description

Porcelain mustache cup w/ blue floral trail decoration; blue banded diamond transfer printed pattern around rim; gilded base and rim; bracket handle.

Details

Maker
Possibly William Brownfield & Sons (Maker)
Inscriptions
Painted on bottom: ""3276"" Stamped on bottom: [registration mark w/ date Jan. 26, 1878]--see worksheet for drawing
Location of origin
Cobridge, England, Staffordshire
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
porcelain
transfer printing
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
CUP, MUSTACHE
floral patterns
Floral Trail
mustache cups
porcelain
Porcelain
Transfer Printed
transfer printing
Dimensions
3.25 x 4 x 3.125 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.440
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
18404

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