Cup and Saucer

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Object Name: 
Cup and Saucer
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
50.3.59
Dimensions: 
a) cup H: 7.6 cm; Rim Diam: 7.8 cm; b) saucer Diam: 13.3 cm; H: 2.7 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1701-1800
Primary Description: 
Opaque white tin glass; free-blown, polychrome enameled and gilded decoration. (a) Cup -- deep round-funnel bowl with rough pontil mark on bottom and applied table- or foot-ring base; at top, ribbon band having two henna hair-lines bordering blue zig-zag forming triangles in which are henna trefoils and blue leaves; below band, two alternating flower and leaf sprays in the same colors and a trio of grain sheaves with gilt bird perched on center sheaf. (b) Shallow circular saucer matching cup in decoration and with same type of base.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss, Jerome, Source
1950
A Cup of Kindness
Venue(s)
General Foods Collection Gallery 1984-02-01 through 1984-05-01