Cup and saucer in shadow box

Object Number: 
1958.42
Date: 
ca. 1825
Medium: 
Porcelain
Dimensions: 
box: 10 1/4 x 14 1/2 x 4 in. ( 26 x 36.8 x 10.2 cm )
Marks: 
inscribed: on back of box: "During the American War for Independence General Lafayette was a guest at the home of Daria Copeland on Main Street in Chester, Pa. During his second and last visit to America, I do not know if the General stayed in Chester o
Description: 
Cylindrical cup with flaring lip and strap handle; cup and saucer decorated with floral gilding and gilded borders.
Gallery Label: 
According to the donor, this cup was used by Lafayette during his visit to the U.S.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. Laurence Eyre
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group