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Cups and saucers (5)

Object Number: 
ca. 1870
Each (cups): 2 1/8 x 3 x 2 1/8 in. (5.4 x 7.6 x 5.4 cm) Each (saucers): 4 3/8 x 7/8 in. (11.1 x 2.2 cm)
Set of five cups with black handles and gold rims, each with a humorous figural scene in black silhouette, perhaps relating to marriage; five saucers, each with three black silhouettes of animals such as lobsters, insects, or birds.
Gallery Label: 
Miss Dawson was a bridesmaid for Angelena Burr Corse (Mrs. Lena Cadwalader Evans); she decorated the cups and saucers as a gift for the bride.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Lena Cadwalader Evans
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group