Breakfast cup and saucer

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1860-1870

GUSN

GUSN-40863

Description

Large earthenware cup [.1] and saucer [.2] with brown transfer-print pattern of arabesques and interlocking scrolls in an overall sunburst design. Quatrefoil-shaped plate and saucer have molded fish-scale decoration.

Details

Descriptive Terms

cups
saucers (plates)
earthenware
turning (shaping process)
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
molding (forming)
Gothic Revival
Set, Cup and Saucer
Gothic Revival
Sunburst
Fish scale
engine turned
Set, Cup and Saucer

Inscription

"Belongs to Stetson" (handwritten)
"W.T. COPELAND & SONS [in circular banner with buckle, crown in center] / STOKE UPON TRENT [in banner]" (printed)
"COPELAND / B" and "M / 81" (impressed)

Additional Identification Number

A637

Maker

W. T. Copeland & Sons (Maker)

Location of Origin

Stoke-on-Trent, England

Dimensions

3 (H), 5 1/8 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

1988.593.1-.2

Places

Stoke-on-Trent (Stoke-on-Trent, England, United Kingdom)