Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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teacup and saucer
  • Lowestoft Porcelain Factory
    active 1757–1802
  • teacup and saucer, circa 1757–1802
  • Where object was made: England, United Kingdom
  • porcelain
  • Object Height/Diameter: a: 5.7 x 8.3 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: b: 3.2 x 14 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: a: 2 1/4 x 3 1/4 in
    Object Height/Diameter: b: 1 1/4 x 5 1/2 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.1767.a,b

Both the teacup and saucer have slightly scalloped rims with yellow boders. The design below the inside rim, alternates between rose sprays and trellis design in pink. There is a blue dot band around the outside of the cup below the rim and in the bowl of the saucer. There are small flowers and similar designs scattered intermittently on the outside of the cup and inside of the saucer. The inside of the saucer and the outside of the cup are slightly fluted.