Cups

Cups
Title
Cups
Date 
ca. 1825
Medium 
Earthenware
Dimensions 
Overall: 2 x 3 3/8 in. ( 5.1 x 8.6 cm )
Description 
Molded pearlware cups printed in black with view of sailing ship with flying American flags and steam boat near craggy shore with anchor and spread eagle with laurel branch on one side and black printed view of steamship; rimmed with a gold and purple luster metalic oxide.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Object Number 
1944.311g,i,k,m,o,q
Gallery Label 
This piece is part of a larger tea set depicting the "Cadmus," the ship that brought Lafayette to America in 1824, and Robert Fulton's "Clermont," the first commercially successful steamboat.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group