Eggcup

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1860-1870

GUSN

GUSN-19830

Description

One in pair of porcelain egg cups; orange and gilt floral decoration; bird perched on floral branch; gilt band around base and rim.

Details

Descriptive Terms

eggcups
glazing (coating)
painting (coating)
porcelain
tin (metal)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Aves (class)
floral patterns
Porcelain
Painted
Tin Glazed
Sprig
Bird
EGGCUP

Inscription

Stamped on bottom: ""DAVENPORT"" [in banner w/ anchor] This mark was used ca. 1860-1870. Painted on bottom: ""6862""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

W. Davenport & Company (Maker)

Location of Origin

Longport, England, Staffordshire

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

2.375 (H), 2 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.683.2