Teacup and saucer

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1830-1834

GUSN

GUSN-19781

Description

Part of green and white transfer printed tea set w/ teapot, covered sugar, 4 saucers, 2 tea cups and slop bowl; scalloped edges; teapot and sugar have fluted bodies; transfer printed scene w/ flowers in Grecian-type vase and buildings in background; mountain view in distance.

Details

Descriptive Terms

teacups
saucers (plates)
ironstone (pottery)
transfer printing
floral patterns
Ironstone
Transfer Printed
Bouquet
Alpine
CUP AND SAUCER

Inscription

Stamped on bottom: ""Alpine/ WR/ Opaque China"" [see worksheet for drawing] This ""WR"" mark was in use from c.1830-1834.

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Ridgway, William (Maker)

Location of Origin

Shelton, England, Staffordshire

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

2.5 x 5.5 (HxW), 4.625 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.626.3AB

Reference Notes

Snyder, Jeffrey B.. Romantic Staffordshire Ceramics. [No Publisher].