Mustache Cup and Saucer

Collection Type

  • Cooking equipment

Date

1840-1860

GUSN

GUSN-40106

Description

Porcelain mustache cup and saucer with pink glaze and gold edge. Oval medallion of woman in classical revival style surrounded by red oval with double fleurs-de-lis.

Details

Descriptive Terms

mustache cups
saucers (plates)
gilding
porcelain
hand-painted
Classical Revival (European revival style)
Cup
Cup, Mustache
Cup, Mustache

Inscription

"X" (Incised on bottom of cup)

Additional Identification Number

1939.16AB

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Drinking Vessels

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Bequest of Dr. Albert Nute Jr.

Accession Number

1939.16.1-.2