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Cup and saucer

1976.268.1-.2 (RS207074)

Description

Earthenware teacup without handle (.1) and saucer (.2). Green transfer-print "Eagle" pattern. Depicts eagle with outstretched wings sailing in a large shell-shaped boat with furled sail. In the background is a village and a domed building on a hill. The eagle wears a shield bearing the stars and stripes around its neck and holds five arrows in one claw and an olive leaf in the other. A United States flag with flowing tassels and a halberd are also in the shell boat. Green transfer-print border of shells, dolphins, fans, tridents and foliate scrolls. Manufactured by R. Hall and Sons, England.

Details

Maker
R. Hall & Son (Maker)
Date
1836-1841
Per maker's mark
Inscriptions
"Eagle/ R. Hall & Son" [text inside shell outline with sprigs] (Pattern name / maker's mark. )
Location of origin
Tunstall, England, Staffordshire
Material
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
Object type
Food Service T&E; Food Service Sets
Descriptive terms
America
American Eagle
cups
dolphins (animals)
eagles (birds)
earthenware
figure- and animal-derived motifs
glazing (coating)
Patriotism
patriotism
saucers (plates)
Set, Cup and Saucer
Shield
shields (motifs)
tea bowls
teacups
transfer printing
Dimensions
2 1/2 (H), 3 3/4 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1976.268.1-.2
Credit Line
Estate of Florence Evans Bushee
GUSN
49369

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