Cup and saucer

Object Number: 
1939.454ab
Date: 
ca. 1825
Medium: 
Porcelain
Dimensions: 
Each (cups): 2 1/8 x 4 3/8 x 3 5/8 in. (5.4 x 11.1 x 9.2 cm) Each (saucers): 5 1/2 x 1 1/4 in. (14 x 3.2 cm)
Description: 
Porcelain cup and saucer with broad border of salmon-colored enamel with outlining and accents in gilding; enamel borders are crossed by curving diaper-patterned bands of gilding.
Gallery Label: 
This cup and saucer belonged to Janet Livingston (1743-1828), wife of General Richard Montgomery (1738-1775); see Anthology of British teapots/ teacups for more information.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. William D. Bloodgood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group