Set of four cups and saucers
Each (cups): 2 3/4 x 4 1/8 x 3 in. (7 x 10.5 x 7.6 cm) Each (saucers): 5 1/4 x 1 in. (13.3 x 2.5 cm)
Set of four porcelain cups and saucers with shaped edges; blue underglaze rim border of abstract flowers, leaves, and circles with scrolling edges; polychrome enamel scene inside cartouch with gilded, low-relief edge depicting commercial scene with two merchants and two customers; cup handle molded with four spurs.
According to the donor, this set of four cups and saucers belonge to theHonorable James Beekman and family and were used at Mt. Pleasant.
Gift of Miss Effie Beekman Borrowe
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