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Wine Cup

1971.1459 (RS118174)

Description

Small rice bowl shaped two-handled cup. Decorated with four cartouches on sides surrounding four small Chinese genre scenes. Scrolled cast handles applied to the sides.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1899
Inscriptions
Marked on the bottom with Chinese characters.
Location of origin
China
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
silver (metal)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
Cartouche
cartouches (ornament)
CUP, WINE
Orientalism
scenes (depictions)
Scenic
Silver
silver (metal)
wine cups
Dimensions
1.5 (H), 2.5 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.1459
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
12117

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