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Cup and Saucer

1977.661AB (RS116979)

Description

A) Cup: Deep circular tea bowl form with C-scroll handle; white glaze on cream body with overglaze gilt script. "From the Crystal palace" on the side; foot ring. B) Saucer: Circular dish form with same body; no decoration; foot ring.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1855
Inscriptions
Marked on bottom.
Location of origin
England
Associated Building
Used At Crystal Palace. Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.).
Material
earthenware
gilding
overglazing
vitrification
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
CUP AND SAUCER
cups
Earthenware
earthenware
Gilded
gilding
Overglazed
overglazing
saucers (plates)
Semi-Vitrified
Staffordshire
vitrification
Dimensions
4 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.661AB
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
4420

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