Cup and Saucer
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
(a) Cup: 3 1/16 x 3 5/8 x 3 1/16 in. (7.8 x 9.2 x 7.8 cm)
(b) Saucer: 5/8 x 5 11/16 x 5 1/8 in. (1.6 x 14.4 x 13 cm) (show scale)
Printed on underside of both cup and saucer, in green: "U.P.W." above head of an eagle
Gift of Franklin Chace
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Union Porcelain Works (1863-ca. 1922). Cup and Saucer, ca. 1876. Porcelain, (a) Cup: 3 1/16 x 3 5/8 x 3 1/16 in. (7.8 x 9.2 x 7.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Franklin Chace, 68.87.50a-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 68.87.50a-b.jpg)
overall, 68.87.50a-b.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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White, hard paste porcelain cup (a) and saucer (b) with vitreous glaze. Cup is Chinese shape (ovoid with irregular bulging section at side with handle); handle is disk with molded flower and pierced hole in center, attached to body with curved struts; impressed band of circle and diamond geometric pattern around top of cup; in sections flanking handle, tiny pierced holes in grid pattern. Round, very shallow saucer with rim extended into three lobes forming handle with molded and pierced decorations of flower and grid pattern; band of leaves around rest of rim.
CONDITION: Good; few tiny nicks around rime of saucer.
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