Cup and saucer

Cup and saucer
Title
Cup and saucer
Date 
1750-1775
Medium 
Porcelain
Dimensions 
cup: 2 3/4 x 4 1/8 x 3 in. ( 7 x 10.5 x 7.6 cm )
Description 
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.
Credit Line 
Gift of Miss Effie Beekman Borrowe
Object Number 
1939.231a
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.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group