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Coffee cup

Object Number: 
1992.5e
Date: 
ca. 1832
Medium: 
Glazed porcelain
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 1/2 x 5 x 4 1/2 in. ( 8.9 x 12.7 x 11.4 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: on bottom: O =
Description: 
Cream-colored, porcelain coffee cup with a circular foot, flared rim painted gold and a gold painted strap handle; wide, light-blue band painted around the center, and a gold Greek-key band painted below the rim.
Gallery Label: 
This coffee cup was part of Luman Reed's dinner service. It passed to his widow, Mary Barker Reed (1786-1869), to her son-in-law and daughter; Dudley Barber Fuller (1801-1868) and Mary Reed Fuller (1811-1875), to their daughter and son-in-law; Frederick Sturges and Mary Reed Fuller, to their son-in-law and daughter; Andrew Chalmers Wilson and Mary Fuller Sturges Wilson, to her first cousin once-removed and her first cousin; Mr. and Mrs. Dudley Fuller Parker to their son, the donor.
Credit Line: 
Gift of John van Cortlandt Parker, Luman Reed's great-great-great-grandson
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group