Teacup and saucer

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1870-1874

GUSN

GUSN-21925

Description

Teacup and saucer. Part of porcelain Minton breakfast set; Chinese style decoration w/ orange Gothic border; multi-colored floral branch and vine decoration on set; books and scrolled paper intertwined in vined decoration.

Details

Descriptive Terms

teacups
saucers (plates)
glazing (coating)
painting (coating)
porcelain
tin (metal)
floral patterns
vines
Porcelain
Painted
Tin Glazed
Sprig
Vine
CUP AND SAUCER

Inscription

Painted in red on bottom: ""3225/ For I (?) O""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Possibly Minton (Maker)

Location of Origin

Stoke-on-Trent, England, Staffordshire

Dimensions

2.125 x 3.75 (HxW), 3 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.698.33AB