Set of four cups and saucers

Set of four cups and saucers
Title
Set of four cups and saucers
Date 
1750-1775
Medium 
Porcelain
Dimensions 
Each (cups): 2 3/4 x 4 1/8 x 3 in. (7 x 10.5 x 7.6 cm) Each (saucers): 5 1/4 x 1 in. (13.3 x 2.5 cm)
Description 
Set of four porcelain cups and saucers with shaped edges; blue underglaze rim border of abstract flowers, leaves, and circles with scrolling edges; polychrome enamel scene inside cartouch with gilded, low-relief edge depicting commercial scene with two merchants and two customers; cup handle molded with four spurs.
Credit Line 
Gift of Miss Effie Beekman Borrowe
Object Number 
1939.231a-d
Gallery Label 
According to the donor, this set of four cups and saucers belonge to theHonorable James Beekman and family and were used at Mt. Pleasant.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group