Cup and Saucer

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

ca. 1875

GUSN

GUSN-6209

Description

Commemorative set; miniature cup has black transfer print of the Washington Elm; hand decorated with blue and green forget-me-nots around well of saucer and on opposite side of tree scene on cup; cannister shape cup has circular handle; saucer is dished.

Details

Descriptive Terms

cups
saucers (plates)
bone china
painting (image-making)
hand-painted
transfer printing
porcelain
floral patterns
flowers (plants)
trees
Bone China
Transfer Printed
Forget-Me-Not
Painted
Tree
CUP AND SAUCER

Inscription

Saucer has inscription ""Washington Elm, Cambridge, July 3d 1775."" Signed on bottom ""EWM""; also marked ""RB"" within circular form.

Associated Building

Subject Washington Elm,

People and Organizations

Washington Elm

Maker

Morrison, Elizabeth W., 1842-1920 (Painter)

Location of Origin

England

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

2.25 x 2.875 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.1173AB

Places

Massachusetts (United States)