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Title: 1965T3374 Tea Cup and Saucer
Description: 1965T3374
Turned, Wooden Tea Cup and Saucer, 1800-1900
Wooden cups and saucers are unusual objects and it is rare to find such a finely turned piece as this pear wood example. It was probably made in England during the 19th century. It would have been made as a virtuoso piece, to show off the considerable skill of the turner, rather than as a functional item.

Pinto Collection - Purchased from Edward H Pinto, 1965.
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Usage Rights: Creative Commons 0 - Public Domain. Optional attribution: Photo by Birmingham Museums Trust, licensed under CC0
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Credit Line: Purchased from Edward H Pinto, 1965.