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Breakfast cup and saucer

1988.593.1-.2 (RS210941)

Description

Large earthenware cup [.1] and saucer [.2] with brown transfer-print pattern of arabesques and interlocking scrolls in an overall sunburst design. Quatrefoil-shaped plate and saucer have molded fish-scale decoration.

Details

Maker
W. T. Copeland & Sons (Maker)
Date
1860-1870
Inscriptions
"Belongs to Stetson" (handwritten)
"W.T. COPELAND & SONS [in circular banner with buckle, crown in center] / STOKE UPON TRENT [in banner]" (printed)
"COPELAND / B" and "M / 81" (impressed)
Location of origin
Stoke-on-Trent, England
Material
earthenware
glazing (coating)
molding (forming)
transfer printing
turning (shaping process)
Object type
Food Service T&E; Food Service Sets
Places
Stoke-on-Trent (Stoke-on-Trent, England, United Kingdom)
Descriptive terms
cups
earthenware
engine turned
Fish scale
glazing (coating)
Gothic Revival
molding (forming)
saucers (plates)
Set, Cup and Saucer
Sunburst
transfer printing
turning (shaping process)
Dimensions
3 (H), 5 1/8 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1988.593.1-.2
Credit Line
Museum Accession
GUSN
40863

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