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Chocolate Cup

Manufacturer: Mintons (English, founded 1793)

Region: Staffordshire (English, founded c. 1700)

Date: 1891 - 1912
Medium: porcelain
3 7/8 x 4 inches (9.8 x 10.2 cm)
Classification: Food Services
Markings: Crown above globe with MINTONS in banner / ENGLAND / HAMILTON & CLARKE CO (stamped in maroon, on base)
Credit Line: Gift of Nelda C. Stark, 1980
Object number: 41.12.9.F
Accession Number: 1980.21.6.F
DescriptionPart of dinner service set with 18 place settings; circular base; flared rim; C-shaped handle; white ground; two gold bands at base; raised gold band with foliage pattern at narrowest part of body and on rim; narrow gold band on interior rim; gold trim on handle.
Provenance: W.H. Stark [1851-1936] and Miriam Lutcher Stark [Mrs. W.H. Stark, 1859-1936][1]; by inheritance to their son H.J. Lutcher Stark [1887-1965]; by inheritance to his wife Nelda C. Stark [1909-1999]; gifted December 11, 1980 to the Nelda C. and H.J. Lutcher Stark Foundation; accessioned to The W.H. Stark House | 1. See 1921 American Appraisal Company Appraisal of Furnishings of the Residence of W.H. Stark Orange, Texas. Page 87 entry 10.
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