Cup and saucer

Object Number: 
1961.232ab
Date: 
ca. 1840-1865
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
cup: 2 1/8 x 3 7/8 in. ( 5.4 x 9.8 cm ) saucer: 1 1/8 x 6 1/8 in. ( 2.9 x 15.6 cm )
Marks: 
impressed: on back of saucer: sun or starburst device stamped: on back of saucer in pink: cartouche "Log Cabin" stamped: on back of cup: red stamp mark which is covered by paper label
Description: 
Molded pearlware cup with scalloped rim and pink transfer print decoration in interior of log cabin, flag, plough, and keg marked "Hard Cider" and view of mountains and border of flowers, diaper pattern and alternates cartouches of urn with flowers and oval with left side portrait of "Maj. Gen. Wm H. Harrison"; exterior decorated with pink transfer print of log cabin scene extended to include two figures and a dog; molded pearlware saucer with scalloped rim and red transfer print decoration of same scene and border found in interior of cup.
Gallery Label: 
According to the donor, the maker is W.A. & S. Adams; this scene is shown in Larsen's book on page 148, #344.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. Arthur H. Merritt
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group