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Coffee cup and saucer

1952.39.1-.2 (RS214925)

Description

Porcelain coffee cup and saucer with Imari design. Cobalt blue, orange and gilt design leaves, flowers, and tendrils and abstract motifs on white background, in three reserves outlined in gilt, separated by gilt leaf sprays and pendant flowers on cobalt blue background. Gilt on outside of c-scroll handle and rim. Saucer contains center medallion outlined in gilt with cobalt blue, orange and gilt leaves to match coffee cup. Gilt rim.

Details

Maker
Coalport (Maker)
Date
1805-1815
Location of origin
England, SHROPSHIRE
Material
enameling
gilding
hand-painted
porcelain
Object type
Food Service T&E; Food Service Sets
Places
Shropshire (England, United Kingdom) [county]
Descriptive terms
coffee cups
enameling
floral patterns
gilding
hand-painted
Imari
porcelain
saucers (plates)
Set, Cup and Saucer
Dimensions
1 1/4 (H), 5 1/2 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1952.39.1-.2
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. John B. Morris Jr.
GUSN
17618

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