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Accession # 976.4.6a-b
Object Name Teacup
Title
Description (a) China doll size cup, height: 1.2in (3cm), diameter at top 2.3in (5.6cm)
Has a white background and gold trim on one side of the handle. Top half is painted gold-beige. There is a black bordder around the bottom of this. In center of one side is a pink flower surrounded by some green and blue leaves. Picture bordered on two sides by three gold crosses.
Cup has four main cracks. Has been glued together by means of a silver coloured glue which has been smeared on both the inside and outside of the cup. Some brown coloured glue has been used as well. Very fragile.

b) Saucer for above cup, diameter: 3.2 in (8.1cm)
Outside border is painted gold-beige with the bottom surrounded by a line of black paint. Inside this border is a picture of a pink flower, surrouned by green and blue leaves. There is a small paint mark on the underside of the saucer.
Material Ceramic/Paint
Subjects
Ceramic industries
Ceramics
Toys
Dolls
Table settings & decorations
Cups
Tea
Tea ceremonies
People Nesbitt, Muriel