<em>Mate Cup on Saucer</em>, late 19th century. Silver, 7 x 6 3/16 x 6 3/16 in. (17.8 x 15.7 x 15.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mary Ann Krotzer, 2003.50.1. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 2003.50.1_PS6.jpg)

Mate Cup on Saucer

Medium: Silver

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:late 19th century

Dimensions: 7 x 6 3/16 x 6 3/16 in. (17.8 x 15.7 x 15.7 cm)


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

Accession Number: 2003.50.1

Image: 2003.50.1_PS6.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
A globular silver mate cup with floral decoration both free-standing and applied. A peacock-like bird adorns the rim on two sides. The stemmed mate cup rests on a three-footed tray with upside-down flowers in pots used for the feet, and a decorative leaf-like design around the rim. Three of the free-standing floral surrounds remain, one has broken off.

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