Teacup

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

ca. 1840

GUSN

GUSN-4975

Description

White bodies with underglaze "flow blue" transfer print design in "SCINDE" pattern depicting pseudo-Oriental temple in landscape; foliate bands at rims; deep cylindrical 12-faceted sides canted at bottom and terminating in conforming foot; molded C-shaped handles.

Details

Descriptive Terms

teacups
ironstone (pottery)
transfer printing
underglazing
Orientalism
Ironstone
Transfer Printed
Underglazed
Scinde
Orientalism
TEACUP

Pattern

Scinde

Associated Building

Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.),

Maker

Alcock, John & George (Maker)

Location of Origin

Cobridge, England, Staffordshire

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

3.125 (H), 3.625 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.406.19