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Cup and saucer

Object Number: 
1939.458ab
Date: 
ca. 1825
Medium: 
Porcelain
Dimensions: 
cups: 2 1/8 x 4 3/8 x 3 5/8 in.; saucers: 1 1/4 x 5 1/2 in.
Description: 
Porcelain cup and saucer with broad border of salmon-colored enamel with outlining and accents in gilding; enamel borders are crossed by curving diaper-patterned bands of gilding.
Gallery Label: 
This cup and saucer belonged to Janet Livingston (1743-1828), wife of General Richard Montgomery (1738-1775); see Anthology of British teapots/ teacups for more information.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. William D. Bloodgood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group