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T&E FOR MATERIALS
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  • CUP & SAUCER

  • CATEGORY: T&E FOR MATERIALS
  • MEASUREMENTS: 3 7/8"H x 6 7/8"Dia.
  • DATE MADE: early 19th century

Description

White china saucer (a) and cup (b). Saucer (a) has gold band around rim and center. Cup (b) has gold floral design and reads "Forget me not". Handle broken and missing.


Provenance

Given by Nancy Lea to Sam Houston, her son-in-law. Family tradition holds that the gift was made as a peace offering after a clash of wills.

  • ASSOCIATED VETERAN: Houston, Sam
  • ASSOCIATED INDIVIDUAL: Lea, Nancy
  • CREDIT LINE: Seymour, Kate Hume

Associated Items of Houston, Sam

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  • NAME: PAINTING, "Sam Houston"
  • CATEGORY:
    COMMUNICATION ARTIFACTS
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