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Boullion Cup and Saucer

Description

Ivory-colored porcelain boullion cup, saucer and cover with burnished gold bands and accents; A (cup): wide-mouthed, tapering ribbed bowl with gold band and shaped handles on either side, with applied gold cross hatching accenting ribbing around sides; B (cover) ruffled, gold-banded edge, gold foliate loop pull; C (saucer) fluted, gold-banded edge centering ivory interior.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1906-1927
Inscriptions
"T" over "H" logo; "Porcelaine/ Mousseline/ FRANCE" (stamped)
Material
burnishing (polishing)
etching (corroding)
gold (metal)
porcelain
Object type
Food Service T&E
Places
France
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
bouillon cups
burnishing (polishing)
Cup & Saucer
etching (corroding)
gold (metal)
porcelain
Porcelain
saucers (plates)
People and organizations
Fitts, Onata North, 1871-1946
Dimensions
3 x 5 5/16 (HxW), 4 3/8 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
2002.49.4A-C
Credit Line
Gift of Barbara Smith Barnett
GUSN
265769

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