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Cup and saucer

Description

Handleless cup; all decoration in dark blue underglaze; wide band as border and abstract floral shapes in all-over decoration; cup has abstract petal form in bottom.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1780-1800
Inscriptions
Underglaze on bottom: A= [vertical line w/ 2 wavy horizontal lines across it] B= ""X"" Also sticker: ""Derby 1756 to 1849/ [illeg.] 1838""
Material
earthenware
glazing (coating)
pearlware
tin (metal)
underglazing
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
CUP AND SAUCER
cups
Earthenware
earthenware
Floral
floral patterns
glazing (coating)
Pearlware
pearlware
saucers (plates)
tin (metal)
Tin Glazed
Underglazed
underglazing
Dimensions
3.75 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1939.407AB
Credit Line
Bequest of Mrs. Eva R. Greeley
GUSN
40294

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