Teacup and saucer

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1885-1920

GUSN

GUSN-22094

Description

One of 6 teacups and 12 saucers w/ pink mum floral design; gilded edges and handles; white background w/ grey floral branch, blue leaves and purple mums.

Details

Descriptive Terms

teacups
saucers (plates)
glazing (coating)
ironstone (pottery)
painting (coating)
tin (metal)
floral patterns
flowers (plants)
Ironstone
Painted
Tin Glazed
Sprig
Chrysanthemum
CUP AND SAUCER

Inscription

Stamped on bottom: ""PORCELAINE OPAQUE/ TRADEMARK/ BRIDGWOOD & SON"" [w/ shield and 2 crossed swords] This mark used after 1885. Impressed on bottom: ""ALPHA"" [in circle]

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Sampson Bridgwood & Son (Maker)

Location of Origin

Longton, England, Staffordshire

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

2.125 x 3.25 (HxW), 2.25 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.748.1AB