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Object ID 1935.014.011
Object Name Teacup
Collection Ceramics
Credit line Gift of Mrs. John B. Bird & Joseph Bancroft
Year Range from 1750
Year Range to 1800
Description Porcelain handleless teacup in the "English Rose" pattern with a short, round foot. It has a white ground on which is a painted a small pink floral sprig design at the center of the body on each side. The lip has remains of gilding and the inside is decorated at the lip with two thin orange bands overlaid with three painted floral sprig designs at regularly spaced intervals.
Dimensions H-1.875 Dia-3.25 inches
Dimension Details Diameter at lip; 1 3/4" diameter foot.
Owned Jane Richardson McKinly
Used McKinly family
Provenance This item was part of a china set that belonged to Jane Richardson McKinly (1727-1805), wife of Dr. John McKinly (1721-1796), who served in the Delaware General Assembly and was the first elected President (governor) of Delaware.
Subjects Porcelain
People McKinly, John
McKinly, Jane Richardson
Search Terms Teacups
Jane McKinly
Jane Richardson McKinly
Eighteenth Century
Material Porcelain
Place of Origin England