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Coffee Cup

Object Number: 
1952.127
Date: 
ca. 1795
Medium: 
Porcelain
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/2 x 3 1/4 x 2 1/4 in. ( 6.4 x 8.3 x 5.7 cm )
Description: 
Porcelain coffee cup; wide blue enamelled wavy band outer border; blue husk inner border; pseudo arms of New York State opposite handle; figures of liberty and justice flanking a shield with a scrolled border surmounted by an eagle.
Gallery Label: 
The cup is from a service with the pseudo arms of the State of New York. It is unusual in having two pairs of initials in gilding, "J.C." and "M.F."
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group