Union Porcelain Works (1863–ca. 1922). <em>Small Cup and Saucer</em>, ca. 1880. Porcelain, (a) Cup: 1 15/16 x 3 1/2 x 2 3/4 in. (4.9 x 8.9 x 7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Franklin Chace, 68.87.11a-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 68.87.11a-b.jpg)

Small Cup and Saucer

Artist:Union Porcelain Works

Medium: Porcelain

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1880

Dimensions: (a) Cup: 1 15/16 x 3 1/2 x 2 3/4 in. (4.9 x 8.9 x 7 cm) (b) Saucer: 3/4 x 4 15/16 x 4 15/16 in. (1.9 x 12.5 x 12.5 cm)


Museum Location: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor

Accession Number: 68.87.11a-b

Image: 68.87.11a-b.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Porcelain cup (a) and saucer (b), part of green and white dinner service (68.87.1-13). White porcelain with vitreous glaze. Cylindrical cup that widens toward top; handle in general shape of "C" with pointed corners. Round saucer with wide rim. Applied decorations in gilding and green paint: around both the outer top edge of cup and rim of saucer: gilded band and border of ribbon and tassel design interspersed with roundels containing stylized fleur-de-lis; stylized leaves on handle. CONDITION: Good.

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