Set, Cup and Saucer

Teacup and saucer believed to have been brought by Mother Ann Lee on the voyage from England, 1774

Object ID
1964.14629.1a,b
Community
New York, Watervliet
Description

Pink lusterware porcelain teacup and saucer. Decorated with metallic pink bands with raspberry-colored dashes around the rim and below the handle on the teacup, and around the rim and the base of the saucer. Pink band around the inside of the cup below the rim. Hand-painted floral decorations in repeating pattern around the exterior of the cup and the saucer; flower painted inside the base of the cup. Black marks (maker's mark?) on the bottom of the saucer.

Dimensions

2 1/2 x 4 1/4 x 3 3/4 in. (6.3 x 10.9 x 9.7 cm)

Notes

Given to the museum by Eldress Emma B. King of the Canterbury, NH, Shakers. According to Eldress Emma, this teacup and saucer was brought by Mother Ann Lee on the voyage from England to the United States in 1774.

New York, Watervliet

New York,  Watervliet

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Shaker Museum | Mount Lebanon. Set, Cup and Saucer. https://shakerml.org/object/?id=22057. Accessed on March 21, 2019

PEOPLE

Lee, Ann

1736-1874

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