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Demitasse Saucer

1986.122B (RS25206)

Description

The rounded saucer has a finely potted white ground hand painted with polychrome enamels in free form floral butterfly design with gilded edges. It has a cylindrical foot ring and gently sloping sides.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1875-1925
Location of origin
Japan
Associated Building
Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
enameling
gilding
hand-painted
painting (image-making)
porcelain
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
butterflies
Butterfly
Enameled
enameling
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Floral
floral patterns
Gilded
gilding
hand-painted
Painted
painting (image-making)
porcelain
Porcelain
SAUCER
saucers (plates)
Dimensions
4.25 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1986.122B
Credit Line
Bequest of Amelia W. Little
GUSN
11919

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