marks on bottom of cup: "New York/Wm. Gale & Son", in Roman capitals; lozenge with date "1852" and oval with "G&S".
10.2 × 7.6 × 7.6 cm (4 3/4 × 3 × 3 in.)
Gift of the Antiquarian Society through the Mr. & Mrs. Thomas B. Hunter, III Fund
Extended information about this artwork
Art Institute of Chicago, Art and Appetite: American Painting, Culture, and Cuisine, Nov 10, 2013–Jan 27, 2014; traveled to Fort Worth, Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Feb 22–May 18, 2014, cat. 87 (Chicago only).
Gift of his grandmother, “E. M. B.(rown)” to James Brown Potter, 1852 (likely his birth year) (m. Cora Urquhart Brown-Potter, 1877, from whom divorced 1900); with I. Freeman and Son, New York, NY by 1988; sold to the Art Institute of Chicago, 1988.
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