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Cup and Saucer, from a 7-Piece Chocolate Set

Decorative Arts and Design

MEDIUM Glazed earthenware
  • Place Made: France
  • DATES ca. 1820
    DIMENSIONS a) 3 1/4 x 3 3/4 x 3 1/8 in. (8.3 x 9.5 x 7.9 cm) a)1 x 5 1/8 x 5 1/8 in. (2.5 x 13.0 x 13.0 cm)
    MARKINGS Indistinct impression on bottom of both cup and saucer
    ACCESSION NUMBER 1999.74.7a-b
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Rosemarie Haag Bletter and Martin Filler in memory of Line MacMahon Stein
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Cup and Saucer. Glazed white earthenware, speckled copper luster ware in the neo-classical taste. a) small, parabolic shaped. Slightly flared lip with incised line indention just below rim encircling the body. Undecorated body with thin attached curled and reticulated handle connected near rim and again near base. Body rests on slightly raised circular foot with incised line near foot rim echoing the one on the body. b) round with flat shoulders resting on slightly raised circular foot.
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