Union Porcelain Works (1863–ca. 1922). <em>Large Cup and Saucer</em>, ca. 1880. Porcelain, (a) Cup: 2 1/8 x 4 5/8 x 3 3/4 in. (5.4 x 11.7 x 9.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Franklin Chace, 68.87.10a-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 68.87.10a-b.jpg)

Large Cup and Saucer

Artist:Union Porcelain Works

Medium: Porcelain

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1880

Dimensions: (a) Cup: 2 1/8 x 4 5/8 x 3 3/4 in. (5.4 x 11.7 x 9.5 cm) (b) Saucer: 5/8 x 5 7/8 x 5 7/8 in. (1.6 x 14.9 x 14.9 cm)


Museum Location: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor

Accession Number: 68.87.10a-b

Image: 68.87.10a-b.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Porcelain cup (a) and saucer (b), part of green and white dinner service (68.87.1-13). White porcelain with vitreous glaze. Cylindrical cup with tapered foot rim; handle formed by concave band as the grip and curving bands joining grip to cup. Round saucer with curving sides. Applied decorations in gilding and green paint: around both the outer top edge of cup and rim of saucer: gilded band and border of ribbon and tassel design interspersed with roundels containing stylized fleur-de-lis; stylized leaves on handle. CONDITION: Good.

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