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Tea cup with saucer

Description

Tea cup (a) has straight sides canted out to circular mouth. Cavettoed base with small cicular foot. Squared handle with spur at top. Overglaze enamel decoration of cornflower type blue and red floral blossoms, done in the French manner. Bottom marked "81". Saucer (b) conforms in circular form with straight sides canted outward. Stands on a shallow foot ring.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1780-1820
Inscriptions
81
Location of origin
England
Associated Building
Original To Winslow Crocker House (Yarmouth Port, Mass.).
Material
soft paste porcelain
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
Cup & Saucer
soft paste porcelain
tea services
People and organizations
Thacher, Mary
Accession Number
1999.352AB
Credit Line
Estate of Guido Perera
GUSN
254804

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