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teacup and saucer
  • Haviland & Company Limoges
  • teacup and saucer, 1893
  • Where object was made: Limoges, France
  • porcelain
  • Object Diameter: cup: 8.3 cm
    Object Diameter: saucer: 12.1 cm
    Object Diameter: cup: 3 1/4 in
    Object Diameter: saucer: 4 3/4 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.6591.b,f
Description

Porcelain teacup and saucer, after "Whiteware" Austria.

b: The teacup is glazed white with a gold, ear-shaped handle. The cup has gold trim. There are several places around the top and bottom of the cup where the gold trim widens, forming a triangular shape.

f: The saucer is glazed white with gold trim around the irregular/slightly scalloped edge. There are six places around the border where the gold trim widens, forming a triangular shape. There is a circular indention in the center of the plate to hold the cup.