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Cup and Saucer

Description

Commemorative set; miniature cup has black transfer print of the Washington Elm; hand decorated with blue and green forget-me-nots around well of saucer and on opposite side of tree scene on cup; cannister shape cup has circular handle; saucer is dished.

Details

Maker
Morrison, Elizabeth W., 1842-1920 (Painter)
Date
ca. 1875
Inscriptions
Saucer has inscription ""Washington Elm, Cambridge, July 3d 1775."" Signed on bottom ""EWM""; also marked ""RB"" within circular form.
Location of origin
England
Associated Building
Subject Washington Elm. Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
bone china
hand-painted
painting (image-making)
porcelain
transfer printing
Object type
Food Service T&E
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Bone China
bone china
CUP AND SAUCER
cups
floral patterns
flowers (plants)
Forget-Me-Not
hand-painted
Painted
painting (image-making)
porcelain
saucers (plates)
Transfer Printed
transfer printing
Tree
trees
People and organizations
Washington Elm
Dimensions
2.25 x 2.875 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.1173AB
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
6209

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