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Commemorative cup and saucer

1936.419.1-.2 (RS210930)

Description

Small porcelain cup and saucer. Saucer has gilt rim and is printed with "WASHINGTON ELM / CAMBRIDGE / JULY 3d 1775" in an oval with fretwork pattern. The cup is printed in black with a scene of the elm with memorial stone in front of it and streetscape in the background.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1900-1920
Inscriptions
"WASHINGTON ELM / CAMBRIDGE / JULY 3d 1775" (printed)
"RB" [in wheel with spikes] (printed)
Material
decals
gilding
glazing (coating)
porcelain
transfer printing
Object type
Food Service T&E; Food Service Sets
Descriptive terms
commemoratives
cups
decals
gilding
glazing (coating)
historic landscapes
landscapes (representations)
porcelain
saucers (plates)
Set, Cup and Saucer
souvenirs
transfer printing
People and organizations
Washington Elm
Dimensions
2 1/4 (H), 2 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1936.419.1-.2
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Margaret Jewell
GUSN
38546

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