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Cup and saucer

Object Number: 
cup: 2 3/4 x 4 1/8 x 3 in. ( 7 x 10.5 x 7.6 cm )
Porcelain cup and saucer with shaped edges; blue underglaze rim border of abstract flowers, leaves, and circles with scrolling edges; polychrome enamel scene inside cartouche with gilded, low-relief edge depicting commercial scene with two merchants and two customers; cup handles molded with four spurs.
Gallery Label: 
According to the donor, this set of four cups and saucers belonged to the Honorable James Beekman and family and were used at Mt. Pleasant.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Effie Beekman Borrowe
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group