Coffee cup and saucer

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1867

GUSN

GUSN-21818

Description

Coffee cup and saucer. Part of Haviland dinner set; white w/ gold banding; items w/ handles have applied and gilded foliate decoration at base of handle; items w/ finials have applied and gilded gourd finials.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

Stamped on bottom: ""H & Co./ L"" and ""HAVILAND & CO./ LIMOGES""--see worksheet for drawing of inscription. ""Kovel's Dictionary of Marks"" lists these marks as being used after 1879. The Tuckers bought this set in 1867. Clearly there is a discrepancy in the book's information.

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

People and Organizations

Marxsen & Witte

Maker

Haviland & Co. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Limoges, France

Dimensions

3 x 4.125 (HxW), 3.25 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.696.96AB

Places

Pennsylvania (United States)