Cup and Saucer

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

ca. 1855

GUSN

GUSN-4420

Description

A) Cup: Deep circular tea bowl form with C-scroll handle; white glaze on cream body with overglaze gilt script. "From the Crystal palace" on the side; foot ring. B) Saucer: Circular dish form with same body; no decoration; foot ring.

Details

Descriptive Terms

cups
saucers (plates)
earthenware
gilding
overglazing
vitrification
Earthenware
Semi-Vitrified
Staffordshire
Overglazed
Gilded
CUP AND SAUCER

Inscription

Marked on bottom.

Associated Building

Used At Crystal Palace,

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England

Dimensions

4 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.661AB