Cup

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1820-1835

GUSN

GUSN-30532

Description

A blue transfer-printed pearlware footed cup with a handle. The outer body is decorated with a foliate design, a portrait of George Washington, and a landscape scene. The inner rim has a scroll design which has various state names printed on the body.

Details

Descriptive Terms

cups
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
pearlware
American
Cup
Earthenware
Transfer Printed
America
Independence
Justice
Cup

Label

One of many views related to the early United States and its history that appear in the online exhibit "Patriotic America."

Associated Person

Washington, George, 1732-1799

Maker

Clews, James & Ralph (Maker)

Location of Origin

Cobridge, England, Staffordshire

Dimensions

2 1/4 (H), 3 1/4 (diameter) (inches)

Accession Number

1925.138

Places

County of Staffordshire (England, United Kingdom) [county]