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Eggcup

1998.683.2 (RS23550)

Description

One in pair of porcelain egg cups; orange and gilt floral decoration; bird perched on floral branch; gilt band around base and rim.

Details

Maker
W. Davenport & Company (Maker)
Date
1860-1870
Inscriptions
Stamped on bottom: ""DAVENPORT"" [in banner w/ anchor] This mark was used ca. 1860-1870. Painted on bottom: ""6862""
Location of origin
Longport, England, Staffordshire
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
glazing (coating)
painting (coating)
porcelain
tin (metal)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
Aves (class)
Bird
EGGCUP
eggcups
figure- and animal-derived motifs
floral patterns
glazing (coating)
Painted
painting (coating)
porcelain
Porcelain
Sprig
tin (metal)
Tin Glazed
Dimensions
2.375 (H), 2 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.683.2
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
19830

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