2.25 in|1.125 in HIGH x 4.75 in WIDE x 4 in DEEP
(5.71 cm|2.86 cm HIGH x 12.06 cm WIDE x 10.16 cm DEEP)
Gift of Mrs. Della Hardmon Guess, Della's Tea Cup Cafe

The cups and saucers in this collection come from Della's Tea Cup Cafe, 7309 MacArthur Boulevard, Oakland, which was established in February, 1967. The cafe is noted for, and decorated with, a very large collection of tea cups. Some of the cups were purchased by the owner, others were presented to her as gifts, while still others were made for her. A: Cup, cream colored ceramic cup, probably earthenware; decorated with a fine metallic gold line, inside the slightly scalloped lip and a flower at the base of the cup. The outside has a fine metallic gold line, approx. 1" down from the rim. B: Saucer, matches cup in materials, color and decoration, with a flower in the center. No manufacturer's mark on either piece.

Used: Della's Tea Cup Cafe | Della Hardmon Guess | African American | Drinking | Lynn Neighborhood

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