Cup and saucer

Object Number: 
1942.411ab
Date: 
1827-1831
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/2 x 4 in. ( 6.4 x 10.2 cm )
Marks: 
printed: on saucer base on swag in eagles beak: "NEW YORK" impressed: on saucer base: "ADAMS"
Description: 
Pearlware cup and saucer molded of white clay with flared sides and round foot transfer-printed in red with wide border around exterior with cartouches with view of city beyond water with ships, couple in foreground repeated in bowl's center with wide interior border with cartouche of ship and male figure.
Gallery Label: 
The scenes on this plate and saucer are of New York City and of the New York City Harbor.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group