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Coffee Cup

1947.799.8 (RS208203)

Description

Footed earthenware coffee cup with white body and applied ear-shaped handle with hand-painted polychrome swag and tassel decoration. Handle is square with vertical ridge extending above the square. Partial tea service, nineteen pieces includes tea and coffee cups, six saucers, creamer, a sugar bowl, waste bowl, two plates, and a teapot.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1820-1840
Material
earthenware
hand-painted
Object type
Food Service T&E; Drinking Vessels
Descriptive terms
coffee cups
Cup
Cup, Coffee
earthenware
hand-painted
Dimensions
2 3/4 (H), 3 1/2 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1947.799.8
Credit Line
Bequest of Mr. Arthur Johnson
GUSN
304856

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