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Cocoa Mug and Saucer

1998.5905.85.1-.2 (RS223864)

Description

Cocoa mug and saucer part of "Hampden" pattern dinner service for twelve. Designed by Christopher Dresser and produced by the Old Hall Earthenware Company, England. Mug is small with straight sides and loop handle. Cup and saucer are light cream-colored body with aqua rims, decorated with a transfer-printed and overpainted pattern of flowers and geometric designs in aqua, blues, yellow, brown and black.

Details

Maker
Dresser, Christopher (Designer)
Old Hall Earthenware Co. Ltd. (Maker)
Date
1880-1883
Inscriptions
"HAMPDEN / OLD HALL / ENGLAND / E'WARE CO / (L)" (printed)
Location of origin
Hanley, England
Material
ceramics (objects)
Object type
Food Service T&E; Food Service Sets
Places
Hanley (Stoke-on-Trent, England, United Kingdom)
North Andover (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
ceramics (objects)
mugs
saucers (plates)
Set, Cup and Saucer
Dimensions
2 (H), 2 1/8 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.5905.85.1-.2
Credit Line
Sarah Moore Field Collection
GUSN
309932

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