Cup and saucer

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1829-1845

GUSN

GUSN-15883

Description

Ironstone China teacup without handle and saucer. Green transfer-print pattern "Napoleon's Battles" depicting a scene from the battle of Marengo with Napoleon seated backward in a chair on the battlefield. Green transfer-print border of flowers, ribbon, urns and goddesses. Manufactured by Charles James Mason and Company, England.

Details

Descriptive Terms

teacups
saucers (plates)
tea bowls
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
ironstone (pottery)
Set, Cup and Saucer
Napoleonic Wars
Urn
Goddess
Set, Cup and Saucer

Inscription

"NAPOLEON'S BATTLES/ NEW STONE CHINA/ C.J.M & Co" [text surrounds crown] (On Saucer. Pattern name / Maker's Mark)

Additional Identification Number

1927.505AB

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Lane Delph, England

Dimensions

2 1/4 (H), 3 3/4 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Anne Bartlett Tubbs

Accession Number

1927.505.1-.2

Date

1829-1845 (Per maker's mark)

Places

Marengo (Alessandria province, Piedmont, Italy) [general region]
Pocasset (Bourne, Barnstable county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]

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