Overall: 2 x 3 3/8 in. ( 5.1 x 8.6 cm )
One of a set of molded pearlware cups printed in black with view of sailing ship with flying American flags and steam boat near craggy shore with anchor and spread eagle with laurel branch on one side and black printed view of steamship; rimmed with a gold and purple luster metalic oxide.
This piece is part of a larger tea set depicting the "Cadmus," the ship that brought Lafayette to America in 1824, and Robert Fulton's "Clermont," the first commercially successful steamboat.
Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
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