Cup and saucer

Object Number: 
1952.129ab
Date: 
ca. 1795
Medium: 
Porcelain
Dimensions: 
Overall (a): 2 3/4 × 3 1/2 × 2 1/2 in. (7 × 8.9 × 6.4 cm) Overall (b): 1 3/8 in. × 5 1/2 in. (3.5 × 14 cm)
Description: 
Porcelain cup with handle and saucer; both forms enameled with wide blue and gilt wave border and secondary blue and gilt husk border; pseudo arms of New York State appears at center of saucer and opposite handle on cup; figures of liberty and justice flanking shield with scrolled border surmounted by an eagle.
Gallery Label: 
The Averell Harriman Collection has a coffee pot from same service. See Howard, p. 90.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group