Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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cup and saucer
  • England, United Kingdom
  • cup and saucer, 1800s
  • Where object was made: England, United Kingdom
  • earthenware, gold lusterware
  • Object Height/Diameter: saucer 3.1 x 14.9 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: saucer 1 1/4 x 5 7/8 in
    Object Height/Width/Diameter: cup 6.1 x 11.6 x 9.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Diameter: cup 2 3/8 x 4 9/16 x 3 3/4 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.6500.a,b
Description

White glazed cup (identified as a) with floral foliate design. Motifs include a large pink flower with dark green and gold luster around it with pink, dark green and gold luster leaves. There is a thin bank of pink in the interior rim. The handle is ornately carved and forms a circle at the top with a think vertical line of pink.

White glazed saucer (identified as b) with a large pink flower with dark green and gold luster around it and pink, dark green and gold luster leaves. There is a band of pink around the rim on the interior.