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Coffee Cup

1977.409.21 (RS116649)

Description

White clay body with white glaze in Federal style forms; gilt edging, foliate terminals and handles; gilt and enamel floral sprig decoration; cylindrical body with flat bottom with slight foot ring; C-shaped handle.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1785-1810
Location of origin
China
Associated Building
Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.).
Material
enameling
gilding
porcelain
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
coffee cups
CUP, COFFEE
Enameled
enameling
Federal
floral patterns
Gilded
gilding
porcelain
Porcelain
Sprig
Dimensions
2.625 (H), 2.313 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.409.21
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
4928

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