Cup and saucer

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

ca. 1882

GUSN

GUSN-18324

Description

Porcelain tea cup and saucer w/ thistle design and gold rim; cream-colored background w/ purple and green thistle decoration; gilded C-shape handle on cup; moustache rest on rim. A= Cup B= Saucer

Details

Descriptive Terms

cups
saucers (plates)
glazing (coating)
painting (coating)
porcelain
tin (metal)
Christmas
floral patterns
flowers (plants)
Porcelain
Painted
Tin Glazed
Thistle
Christmas
CUP AND SAUCER

Inscription

Painted on bottom: ""J.T. to R.H.T./ Xmas '84"" ""7"" Imprinted on bottom: ""MINTONS"" w/ wheel-like symbol.

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Tucker, Jane Armstrong, 1866-1964 (Painter)
Minton (Maker)

Location of Origin

Wiscasset, ME, USA; Stoke-on-Trent, England, Staffordshire

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

2.5 x 5.75 (HxW), 4.25 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.362AB

Places

Maine (United States)