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Toast Cup

Artist: Artus Van Briggle (American, 1869 - 1904)

Manufacturer: Van Briggle Pottery (American, founded 1899)

Date: c. 1902
Medium: earthenware with matte glaze
Dimensions:
11 3/4 x 8 x 7 1/2 inches (29.8 x 20.3 x 19.1 cm)
Classification: Food Services
Markings: AA in box / 1902; II (incised, on base)
Credit Line: Bequest of Nelda C. Stark, 1999
Object number: 41.98.1
Accession Number: 2005.9.50
Neal Appraisal 2000: 20
DescriptionCircular spreading foot; body tapers toward rim; glazed in sea-foam green; relief maiden or mermaid and shell decoration.
Provenance: Probably W.H. Stark [1851-1936] and Miriam Lutcher Stark [Mrs. W.H. Stark, 1859-1936]; by inheritance to their son H.J. Lutcher Stark [1887-1965]; by inheritance to his wife Nelda C. Stark [1909-1999]; bequeathed December 13, 1999 to the Nelda C. and H.J. Lutcher Stark Foundation; accessioned to The W.H. Stark House
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  • Mermaid