Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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cup and saucer
  • Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom
  • cup and saucer, 1815–1850
  • Where object was made: England, United Kingdom
  • pink lusterware, earthenware
  • Object Height/Diameter: saucer 3 x 14.1 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: saucer 1 1/8 x 5 1/2 in
    Object Height/Width/Diameter: cup 5.8 x 10.2 x 8.4 cm
    Object Height/Width/Diameter: cup 2 1/4 x 4 x 3 1/4 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.2137.a,b
Description

White glazed saucer (identified as a) with a band of pink luster along the rim and a circle in the center. In the interior is a wide band with five pink luster flowers, pink luster leaves, and red and yellow flowers.

White glazed cup (identified as b) with a band of pink luster along the rim. Around the body is a wide band of pink, yellow, red and pink luster flowers and leaves. The handle is ear shaped that curves inward at the bottom.