Teacup

Object Number: 
1954.9s
Date: 
ca. 1805
Medium: 
Porcelain
Dimensions: 
teacups: 2 1/8 x 3 3/4 x 3 1/8 in.
Marks: 
Inscription: printed in gold on exterior of each cup: "C"
Description: 
One of a group of 12 porcelain tea cups with fissure pattern in red on peach-colored ground; border with stylized plant motif in gilding on white ground on rims of teacups; cups have monogram in gilding; gilding on cup handles and on cups.
Gallery Label: 
The coat of arms represents the Beekman family ;the set was most likely made for Isaac Beekman Cox (1780-1846) and Cornelia Beekman, who were married December 14, 1805.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Bradford Boardman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group