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Demitasse Cup & Saucer

1970.1209.2 (RS115949)

Description

a) deep, narrow circular cups, tapering to a circular bottom. C-shaped handle. Wide magenta band with cream above and gilt scroll and diaper devices overall, monogram “HCB” interlaced. b) Saucers are flat circular form with edges turned up. Small cupping in center. Wide magenta band with cream above and gilt scroll and diaper devices overall, monogram “HCB” interlaced.\n \n French export porcelain dinner service with pattern of fruit, birds, and diaper and scroll designs around “HCB” monogram. Two serving plates, five tureens, three saucers, five platters, sixteen soup plates, seventeen dinner plates, fifteen dessert plates, nineteen other plates, one pitcher, two vegetable dishes, five serving dishes, one gravy boat, eighteen nappy dishes, ten cups and ten saucers, two compotes, two chargers, five dessert bowls, and one other bowl.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1860
Associated Building
Original to Roseland Cottage (Woodstock, Conn.).
Material
gilding
porcelain
Object type
Food Service T&E; Food Service Sets
Descriptive terms
demitasses
Gilded
gilding
porcelain
Porcelain
saucers (plates)
Set, Cup and Saucer
People and organizations
Bowen, Henry Chandler, 1813-1896
Dimensions
2 1/4 x 3 1/2 (HxW), 5 1/8 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1970.1209.2
Credit Line
Gift of Margaret Carson Holt
GUSN
64364

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