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Tea set cup and saucer

1991.607.6AB (RS20995)

Description

Child's tea set: Cup and saucer: miniature. Saucer has spiral of decorative markings inside. Cup has tall handle; slightly turned lip and foot. Turning decorates lower portion; tiny incised band encircles top.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1750-1850
Inscriptions
Cast into bottom of saucer: LER [within crown symbol]
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
pewter (tin alloy)
tin (metal)
turning (shaping process)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
Childhood
childhood
Pewter
pewter (tin alloy)
SERVICE, TEA
tea services
teacups
tin (metal)
Turned
turning (shaping process)
Accession Number
1991.607.6AB
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
8388

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