Cup and Saucer

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Object Name: 
Cup and Saucer
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
72.3.24
Dimensions: 
(a) H: 5.8 cm; (b) D (rim): 12.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1825-1850
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. Jerome Strauss
Primary Description: 
Opaque white non-lead glass; blown, mold-blown, polished, gilt, enameled. (a) Ovoid shape, with stepped base; polished, gilt rim; enameled blue decoration on the side, with a large urn standing in front of smaller buildings, with gilt decoration scattered above; blue enameled floral sprays scattered on the reverse; applied loop handle, curled at the lower terminal; rough-ground bottom. (b) Low, circular shape, with curved sides, curved booge and flat bottom; enameled decoration matching (a); polished, gilt rim; ground pontil mark on the bottom.