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Object Name Teacup
Catalog Number 1939.663.4
Maker Wedgwood
Date ca. 1900
Material(s) Ceramic
Dimensions H-2.5 W-5 D-4 inches
Description This white ceramic tea cup has red transfer image of Stratford Hall. The cup has a small handle on one side. The outside has a molded floral decoration. On the bottom is a transfer stamp "STRATFORD HALL / WESTMORELAND COUNTY, VIRGINIA / BIRTHPLACE OF / R.E. LEE. / WEDGWOOD / ETRURIA ENGLAND" and "SOLE IMPORTER / JONES McDUFFEE & STRATTON CO. / BOSTON" with a lion logo.
Notes Jones, McDuffee and Stratton Co. formed from another company in 1871 and used that name until 1960. Wedgwood started producing historical American china - scenes, events, personalities, buildings, monuments, educational institutions, civic and national landmarks, and ships for which they are well known about 1900. Some designed were exclusively for Jones, McDuffee and Stratton Co.
Collection KHS Museum Collection
People Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870
Subjects Ceramics
Table settings & decorations
Tea
Cups
Search Terms Tea set
Virginia
Stratford Hall (Va.)
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS