Cup and Saucer

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1871-1880

GUSN

GUSN-12158

Description

Cup and saucer. Transfer printed green band at rims with thin gilt lines on each side; inner gilt band with black cross hatches superimposed; some pieces (.1-.15) with single pastel floral sprig and butterfly motif (by EWM); rest of set (.16-.36) with berry and fern patterns, clover or wild flowers, a different flower in each well (by E. Robbins)

Details

Descriptive Terms

cups
saucers (plates)
painting (image-making)
hand-painted
porcelain
figure- and animal-derived motifs
butterflies
cloverleafs
ferns
floral patterns
rose (genus)
Porcelain
Painted
Butterfly
Sprig
Fern
Clover
Wildflower
CUP AND SAUCER

Inscription

""EWM/1876"" and ""Ellen Robbins/1880""

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Additional Identification Number

1971.1175.25A,B

Maker

Morrison, Elizabeth W., 1842-1920 (Painter)
Robbins, Ellen (Maker)

Location of Origin

England

Dimensions

2 x 4.25 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.1175.25AB