Miniature teacup and saucer

Miniature teacup and saucer
Title
Miniature teacup and saucer
Date 
1800-1820
Medium 
Pewter
Dimensions 
Part (teacup): 1 3/8 x 2 1/2 x 2 1/8 in. (3.5 x 6.4 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.
Credit Line 
Gift of Samuel V. Hoffman
Object Number 
1926.19ab
Gallery Label 
According to Donald Fennimore, this is part of a children's set; this set could have been patented originally, which might explain the blue color.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group