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Cup and saucer

1998.4458AB (RS23845)

Description

Willoware cup(A) and saucer(B); white w/ blue transfer printed pattern of willow tree, pagodas, a river w/ bridge, small oriental figures, and 2 birds; elaborate geometric band on interior and exterior of rim; foliate decoration on C-shaped handle.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1890
Possibly
Inscriptions
Stamp on bottom of cup and saucer: ""WILLOW/ CLARENCE/ STAFFORDSHIRE/ ENGLAND"" [w/ crown]
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
earthenware
transfer printing
willow (wood)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
Aves (class)
Bird
Bridge
bridges (built works)
Classical Figure
CUP AND SAUCER
cups
Earthenware
earthenware
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Pagoda
saucers (plates)
Transfer Printed
transfer printing
Willow
willow (wood)
Dimensions
2.25 x 5 (HxW), 4 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.4458AB
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
19597

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