Demitasse Cup and Saucer

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1879

GUSN

GUSN-66483

Description

Cup with butterfly handle; pink wild roses on both; verse; plain saucer

Details

Descriptive Terms

demitasses
saucers (plates)
painting (coating)
porcelain
Aesthetic Movement
Cup
Teacup
Teacup

Label

In exhibit "One Woman's Work: The Visual Art of Celia Thaxter" at the Portsmouth Athenaeum June 29- September 29, 2001, at SPNEA's One Bowdoin Square Gallery October 2001- April 2002, and at Museum of New Hampshire History May- September 2002. In exhibition "Rediscovering Newton Artists, 1850-1950" at the Jackson Homestead Museum, May 1, 2003-January 31, 2004.

Associated Person

Fields, James Thomas, 1817-1881
Thaxter, Celia, 1835-1894

Associated Events

Christmas

Maker

Possibly Thaxter, Celia, 1835-1894 (Painter)
Possibly Haviland & Co. (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

Isles of Shoals, ME, USA; Limoges, France

Dimensions

2 3/8 x 3 1/4 (HxW), 4 3/4 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. Boylston Beal

Accession Number

1934.2063

Places

Maine (United States)

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