Tea set cup and saucer

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1750-1850

GUSN

GUSN-8387

Description

Child's tea set: Cup and saucer: miniature. Saucer has spiral of decorative markings inside. Cup has tall handle; slightly turned lip and foot. Turning decorates lower portion; tiny incised band encircles top.

Details

Descriptive Terms

teacups
tea services
pewter (tin alloy)
turning (shaping process)
tin (metal)
childhood
Pewter
Turned
Childhood
SERVICE, TEA

Inscription

Cast into bottom of saucer: LER [within crown symbol]

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

1991.607.5A,B

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.607.5AB