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Teacup and saucer

1998.626.4AB (RS22838)

Description

Part of green and white transfer printed tea set w/ teapot, covered sugar, 4 saucers, 2 tea cups and slop bowl; scalloped edges; teapot and sugar have fluted bodies; transfer printed scene w/ flowers in Grecian-type vase and buildings in background; mountain view in distance.

Details

Maker
Ridgway, William (Maker)
Date
1830-1834
Inscriptions
Stamped on bottom: ""Alpine/ WR/ Opaque China"" [see worksheet for drawing] This ""WR"" mark was in use from c.1830-1834.
Location of origin
Shelton, England, Staffordshire
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
ironstone (pottery)
transfer printing
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
Alpine
Bouquet
CUP AND SAUCER
floral patterns
Ironstone
ironstone (pottery)
saucers (plates)
teacups
Transfer Printed
transfer printing
Dimensions
2.5 x 5.5 (HxW), 4.625 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.626.4AB
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
19782
Reference Notes
Snyder, Jeffrey B.. Romantic Staffordshire Ceramics. [No Publisher].

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