Cup and Saucer

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

ca. 1875

GUSN

GUSN-6503

Description

A) Cups with white clay body and glaze; cylindrical deep bowl with shallow foot ring; applied simple C-shaped handle; underglaze deep blue decoration of diapered band with superimposed flowers, broken by cartouche shaped reserves with flower arrangement on a stand. B) Conforming circular shallow saucer with cup ring in center; border design as above with central circular scenic reserve featuring roses on terrace overlooking river with a peacock gondola.

Details

Descriptive Terms

cups
saucers (plates)
bone china
underglazing
porcelain
cartouches (ornament)
floral patterns
gondolas (flat-bottomed watercraft)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
peafowl
rose (genus)
Bone China
Gondola
Peacock
Rose
Underglazed
Floral
Cartouche
CUP AND SAUCER

Inscription

Green printed mark.

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Maker

W. T. Copeland & Sons (Maker)

Location of Origin

Stoke-on-Trent, England; Stoke, England, Stafforshire

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

2.5 x 2.875 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.1310.3AB