Cup and saucer

Cup and saucer
Title
Cup and saucer
Date 
1800-1850
Medium 
Earthenware
Dimensions 
Part (saucer): 1 1/8 x 5 3/8 in. (2.9 x 13.7 cm) Part (cup): 2 1/8 x 3 1/4 in. (5.4 x 8.3 cm)
Description 
Hand painted pearlware handleless cup and saucer in gaudy dutch style with 'King's Rose pattern and vine and rosette bands; the edges of both the cup and saucer are fluted; decorated in pink, yellow, green, and red-brown overglaze.
Credit Line 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number 
1937.424ab
Marks 
hand painted: on bottom of cup and saucer: "112" and below the 2, a small wavy line
Gallery Label 
This object was once part of the folk art collection of Elie Nadelman (1882-1946), the avant-garde sculptor. From 1924 to 1934, Nadelman's collection was displayed in his Museum of Folk Arts, located in the Riverdale section of the Bronx. The Historical Society purchased Nadelman's entire collection in 1937.
Provenance 
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group