Cup and saucer showing early steam vessel

Made:
1814-1825 in United States
maker:
Unknown

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China cup and saucer from an early 19th century tea set commemorating the American naval victory on Lake Chaplain in 1814, probably showing the HMS 'Confiance' and the American vessel 'Vermont' (1808), unsigned, American, c.1825

Details

Category:
Marine Engines
Object Number:
1976-356
Materials:
china-clay, glaze
Measurements:
cup: 57 mm x 105 mm x 85 mm, .08kg
saucer: 40 mm 103 mm, .115kg
type:
saucer
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • vehicle - transportation
  • furnishing and equipment
  • container - receptacle
  • drinking vessel
  • furnishing and equipment
  • container - receptacle
credit:
Miss Agnes L Wyatt
status:
Permanent collection

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