Cup and Saucer

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Object Name: 
Cup and Saucer
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 5.2 cm; a) Cup H: 4.7 cm, Diam: 7.9 cm; b) Saucer H: 3 cm, Diam: 12.4 cm
On Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of John B. Strater, Charles Helme Strater, Jr., and Mrs. Margaret S. Robinson in memory of Charles Helme and Alice B. Strater
Primary Description: 
Opalescent white, purple non-lead glasses; blown, pattern- molded, spattered. (a) Circular shape, with curved sides and flared rim; decorated with vertical ribbing; the interior white, the exterior covered with swirled purple speckling; applied white loop handle with curled lower terminal; trailed white foot ring; rough pontil mark. (b) Shallow, circular shape, with upcurved sides; molded radial ribbing; white interior, swirled purple speckling on the exterior, as on (a); trailed white foot ring; rough pontil mark; rectangular paper label with serrated edge, printed "449" in black, on top of another label with serrated edges on two sides, inscribed in ink "5378/40-".
Strater, Charles Helme, Jr., Source
Robinson, Margaret S., Source
Strater, John B., Source