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Custard Cup And Cover

This is a Custard cup and cover. It is dated 1750–1775 and we acquired it in 1931. Its medium is tin-glazed earthenware. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Sarah Cooper Hewitt and Eleanor Garnier Hewitt. It is credited Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

a) H x W x D: 5.2 × 7 × 9.1 cm (2 1/16 × 2 3/4 × 3 9/16 in.) b) H x W: 4.4 × 6 cm (1 3/4 × 2 3/8 in.)

It has the following markings

In green, under the base of a): SX

Cite this object as

Custard Cup And Cover; tin-glazed earthenware; a) H x W x D: 5.2 × 7 × 9.1 cm (2 1/16 × 2 3/4 × 3 9/16 in.) b) H x W: 4.4 × 6 cm (1 3/4 × 2 3/8 in.); Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1931-41-13-a,b

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