After dinner coffee cup
Overall: 2 5/8 x 3 x 2 1/8 in. ( 6.7 x 7.6 x 5.4 cm )
Circular shallow hard-paste porcelain after-dinner coffee cup with circular foot and strap handle; front of cup decorated with eagle with sunlight breaking through clouds behind; eagle perched on shield with banner inscribed "E PLURIBUS UNUM" below (arms of the United States);body enameleded with wide band of royal purple ("Solferino") with gold dots at top; upper edge with gold cable design; gilded edge.
Bequest of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
printed: in red on underside of base: "J.W. BOTELER/& BRO."
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