Miniature Cup and Saucer

Object Name: 
Miniature Cup and Saucer

What is AAT?

The Art & Architecture Thesaurus (AAT) (r) is a structured vocabulary for generic concepts related to art and architecture. It was developed by The Getty Research Institute to help research institutions become consistent in the terminology they use.Learn More

Object Name: 
Miniature Cup and Saucer
Accession Number: 
68.4.310
Dimensions: 
(a-Cup) H(with saucer): 3 cm, (without): 2.7 cm, D(rim): 3.4 cm; (b-Saucer) H: .5 cm, D: 5.7 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1840-1850
Primary Description: 
Cobalt blue glass; pressed. Circular shape cup; stippled; three shell design around sides; circular base; circular saucer; rope rim; stippled; three shell ornaments around sides.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Sittig, Edgar, Former Collection
Esterly, Louise S., Source
Color: 
Technique: 
The Story of American Pressed Glass of the Lacy Period, 1825-1850
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1954-06-21 through 1954-09-15