Description Porcelain teacup and saucer belonging to Touri Hamzavi Bolourchi. The teacup and saucer have ribbed detailing and are hand-painted with pink flowers and gold trim.
Historical Notes Born in Tehran, Touri Bolourchi and her husband, Akbar, left Iran in 1981 and settled in Los Angeles, California, to raise their two daughters. A retired nurse who had been educated in England, Touri spoke six languages and loved cooking intricate dishes for company. On September 11, she boarded Flight 175 to return home after visiting her eldest daughter and her family. Touri was 69 years old.