Cup and saucer

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1890-1910

GUSN

GUSN-14930

Description

A)--Cups w/ deep tulip shaped bowls tapering at base to narrower foot w/ applied "C" shaped gilt handle. The cup decorated w/ wide gold band at rim and narrow gold band at foot. B)--Saucers of circular form w/ slightly flared rim and sloping sides to recessed center. Wide gilt band at edge; narrow gilt band at recess.

Details

Descriptive Terms

cups
saucers (plates)
porcelain
glazing (coating)
tin (metal)
Porcelain
Tin Glazed
CUP AND SAUCER

Inscription

Transfer-print on bottoms: Cups and saucers: ""LIMOGES/ W.G./ & Co/ FRANCE"" Saucers: ""Wm GUERIN & Co/ FRANCE/ LIMOGES""

Associated Building

Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

William Guerin & Co. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Limoges, France

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

2.188 (H), 2.375 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Amelia W. Little

Accession Number

1986.772.3AB