Union Porcelain Works (1863–ca. 1922). <em>Tea Cup and Saucer</em>, ca. 1894. Porcelain, (a) Tea Cup: 2 x 4 1/4 x 3 3/8 in. (5.1 x 10.8 x 8.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Franklin Chace, 68.87.49a-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 68.87.49a-b.jpg)

Tea Cup and Saucer

Artist:Union Porcelain Works

Medium: Porcelain

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1894

Dimensions: (a) Tea Cup: 2 x 4 1/4 x 3 3/8 in. (5.1 x 10.8 x 8.6 cm) (b) Saucer: 5/8 x 5 3/4 x 5 3/4 in. (1.6 x 14.6 x 14.6 cm)


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

Accession Number: 68.87.49a-b

Image: 68.87.49a-b.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Tea cup (a) and (b), white porcelain with vitreous glaze and sage green glazed handle, gilding. Squat cylindrical cup with tapered foot rim; Chinese-style handle painted sage green; on side opposite handle, transfer-printed landscape scene with mountains, railroad, and pine trees. Band of irregularly brushed gilding around bottom edge and top edge (both inside and outside). Round saucer with wide, curving rim decorated with matching bands of irregularly brushed gilding. CONDITION: Good.

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