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Martha Washington's Porcelain Cups and Saucer

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Charming and delicate, these Royal Crown Derby cups and saucer were owned by Martha Washington, the First Lady of the United States. It is believed that Mrs. Washington would have used these items for social events at Mount Vernon. Crafted of bone china, this hand painted set gives a rare glimpse into the life of one of the most revered, yet unassuming figures in American history. The cups are marked with Royal Crown Derby and “D” in orange, circa 1790 Cups: 3 1/2” wide over handles x 2 1/2” high Saucer: 5 1/2” diameter x 1 3/8” high These cups and saucer have been displayed in the following museums: Portland Art Museum Gerald R. Ford Museum & Library Herbert Hoover Presidential Library, on 3 different occasions Society of Cincinnati Headquarters, Washington DC, on 2 different occasions James Michener Museum St. Bonaventure University – Quick Art Center Brandywine River Museum The Museum at Stony Brook The Museum of our National Heritage Heritage Society Museum – Houston Mahwah, NJ Historical Society Museum.

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  • Seller Location
    New Orleans, LA
  • Seller Reference Number
    30-8290
  • Reference Number
    LU891115971021
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