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Object ID 1944.078
Object Name Teacup; Saucer
Collection Ceramics
Credit line Gift of Mrs. S. Lane Anderson
Year Range from 1740
Year Range to 1760
Description Porcelain cup and saucer that belonged to George Read. The cup is broad and shallow and has a handle. It is white on the outside with a painted pink rose and contains a colorful design of stylized flowers inside the cup. The design inside the cup is repeated on the upper side of the saucer.
Dimension Details cup 2 1/2 x 5 1/4; saucer 6 3/4 diameter x 1 3/8
Owned George Read I
Provenance Label on the base of the saucer reads "Saucer owned by one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence. Presented to Mrs. W.T. Porter by George Read Mclain."
Subjects Tableware
People Read I, George
Search Terms Teacups
George Read I
Material Porcelain
Place of Origin France?