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Cup and Saucer

Description

Pair of cups and saucers, cup with brown lithograph (?) transfer of woman in pink dress in profile drinking tea and motto "The Best of men/Are Only/Men at the Best" within cartouche suspending teacup, 6 geometric border at handle and rim, brown rim., band of geometric decoration at rim interior and on handle; saucers have same decorative band at rim with 9 suspended teacups and scroll decoration at cup in well.

Details

Maker
Royal Doulton (Maker)
Date
1902
Inscriptions
Printed mark: ROYAL DOULTON/ENGLAND surrounding 4 interlocking D's with lion standing on crown above, in black; painted mark 6 on cups, D2779 on saucers; 1 saucer has 4 over 1 handpainted, the other has handpainted 3 and printed M.
Location of origin
England
Material
earthenware
Object type
Food Service T&E; Food Service Sets
Descriptive terms
cups
Earthenware
earthenware
saucers (plates)
Set, Cup and Saucer
Tea
tea
Accession Number
1998.5906.2AB
Credit Line
Sarah Moore Field Collection
GUSN
20709

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