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Teacup and Saucer

Description

Blue and white transfer print in "Fruit Girl" pattern; the fruit girl is in the bottom of each piece; elaborate interior border of alternating flowers and peacocks; repeated on outside border of teacup and sugar bowl. .1A) Circular bowl tapering down to bulbous curve and foot; modified double C-scroll handle. .1B) Saucer has shallow bowl with beading around circular well.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1865-1889
Location of origin
England
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
earthenware
transfer printing
vitrification
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
Earthenware
earthenware
figure- and animal-derived motifs
floral patterns
Flower
flowers (plants)
Fruit Girl
girls
Peacock
peafowl
saucers (plates)
Semi-Vitrified
Staffordshire
TEACUP AND SAUCER
teacups
Transfer Printed
transfer printing
vitrification
Dimensions
1.625 x 3.375 x 2.875 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.1164.1AB
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
6158

Wallpaper Details

Pattern Name
Fruit Girl

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