Miniature cup and saucer

Object Number: 
1926.21ab
Date: 
1800-1820
Medium: 
Pewter
Dimensions: 
Part (teacup): 1 1/4 x 2 5/8 x 2 1/8 in. (3.2 x 6.7 x 5.4 cm) Part (saucer): 3 1/2 in. (8.9 cm)
Description: 
Molded pewter teacup and saucer with scroll handle, and alternating gadrooning and lambrequin decoration on side of cup and saucer.
Gallery Label: 
According to Donald Fennimore, this teacup and saucer weer intended for a child; it could have been patinated originally, which might explain the blue color.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Samuel V. Hoffman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group