Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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cup and saucer
  • Leeds Pottery
  • cup and saucer, 1800s
  • Where object was made: England, United Kingdom
  • pink lusterware, earthenware, enamel, glazing
  • Object Height/Width: saucer 3.2 x 14.3 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: saucer 1 1/4 x 5 5/8 in
    Object Height/Width/Diameter: cup 6.1 x 10 x 8.7 cm
    Object Height/Width/Diameter: cup 2 3/8 x 3 7/8 x 3 3/8 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.2147.a,b

White glazed saucer (identified as a) with a band of pink luster around the rim. A band with four sections is around the center with green, yellow, purple, pink and pink luster leaves and flowers. The center of the saucer is white with a pink luster circle in the middle.

White glazed tea cup (identified as b) with a band of pink luster around the rim. On the exterior of the cup, halfway down, is a pink luster band of feather foliate design. There is a thin band of pink below the foliate band. In the interior is a wide band with three foliate scenes done in pink luster, orange, yellow, green and purple. The handle is composed of three curved sides which come to a point at the top.