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Teacup and saucer

1958.161.1-.2 (RS210976)

Description

Earthenware handless cup and saucer with green-black transfer-print pattern depicting Benjamin Franklin's maxim, "Industry need not wish." Pattern depicts man working in garden, one man rolling lawn and another man planting trees. Sailboats in background. Border pattern of clover in panels, separated by floral sprays.

Details

Maker
Possibly Davenport, John (Maker)
Date
1820-1840
Inscriptions
"[foliate branches] / FRANKLIN'S / Moral Pictures / Industry need not wish" (printed)
[anchor] (Davenport?) (impressed)
"Z" (printed)
Location of origin
England, Staffordshire
Material
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
Object type
Food Service T&E; Food Service Sets
Places
County of Staffordshire (England, United Kingdom) [county]
Descriptive terms
Boat
Clover
earthenware
Franklin's Morals
glazing (coating)
saucers (plates)
Set, Cup and Saucer
Spray
teacups
transfer printing
Work
People and organizations
Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790
Dimensions
2 3/8 (H), 3 3/4 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1958.161.1-.2
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Margaret Jewell
GUSN
46005

Wallpaper Details

Pattern Name
Franklin's Morals

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