"Lyric" cup and saucer
Object Place: Trenton, New Jersey
cup: H. 2 1/8 in.; Diameter 3 7/8 in.; saucer: Diameter 6 5/8 in.
Medium or Technique
Earthenware with sgraffito and slip decoration
The 1940s and 1950s (Gallery 336)
Circular cup with simple, biomorphic design incised on exterior, and given black and white slip decoration. Saucer glazed black.
Cup is bears a brown glaze-stamped mark on base: "Stangl / POTTERY / TRENTON, N.J." in an ellipse. Initial "R" added in black slip. Saucer bears a brown glaze-stamped mark on base: "Stangl / POTTERY / TRENTON, N.J." with four lines above the ellipse, indicating the year 1954. All in within an ellipse underneath saucer. Marked "m" in black slip near the mark.
Purchased by Brett Angell in Milwaukee about 1989; to MFA, 2002, gift of Brett Angell.
Gift of Brett Angell