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Cup

Object Number: 
INV.13056
Date: 
1800-1850
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/2 x 3 3/4 in. ( 6.4 x 9.5 cm )
Description: 
Molded pearlware cup (Gaudy Dutch style - "dove" pattern) with flaring walls and indented band at mid-point; hand-painted with blue underglaze of feathers, tendrils, and interior border grid with overglaze central green imbricated form with red petals around on field of yellow and green leaves, red flowers, and reddish ground on one edge.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group