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Coffee cup and saucer

Description

Coffee cup and saucer. Part of porcelain Minton breakfast set; Chinese style decoration w/ orange Gothic border; multi-colored floral branch and vine decoration on set; books and scrolled paper intertwined in vined decoration.

Details

Maker
Possibly Minton (Maker)
Date
1870-1874
Inscriptions
Painted in red on bottom: ""3225/ For I (?) O""
Location of origin
Stoke-on-Trent, 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
coffee cups
CUP AND SAUCER
floral patterns
glazing (coating)
Painted
painting (coating)
porcelain
Porcelain
saucers (plates)
Sprig
tin (metal)
Tin Glazed
Vine
vines
Dimensions
3.25 x 4.875 (HxW), 3.75 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.698.26AB
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
21918

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