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Teacup and saucer

Description

White porcelain teacup and saucer with black transfer hand-painted image of the front of Nickels Sortwell, with legend "Sortwell Door, Wiscasset, Maine". Teacup (a) with green and gold band at lip, saucer (b) with floral molded edge with green and gold band.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1950
Inscriptions
"HAND PAINTED / THE JONROTH / STUDIOS / GERMANY" (Maker's text within the outline of a painter's pallette)
"PAINTED AND IMPORTED FOR LABBIE'S PICTURE 8 / GIFTSHOP WISCASSET, MAINE"
Location of origin
Germany
Associated Building
Original To Nickels-Sortwell House (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
gilding
paint (coating)
porcelain
transfer printing
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
commercial art
gilding
paint (coating)
porcelain
Teacup
teacups
transfer printing
Dimensions
3 5/8 (H), 2 5/8 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1958.278AB
Credit Line
Bequest of Frances Sortwell
GUSN
294084

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