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Cup and saucer

Description

White clay body w/ colorless "white" glaze. Polychrome enamel decoration in the rose palette. Gilt ground w/ floral and butterfly motifs in scenic reserves in the rose mandarin pattern. A) Teacup: Deep circular bowl w/ scalloped mouth and circular foot ring. C-shaped handle. Exterior w/ a scenic reserve and a floral reserve. Interior border band. B) Saucer: Circular w/ scalloped edge. Decoration as above, quartered by scenic and floral reserves.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840-1870
Material
porcelain
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
butterflies
Butterfly
Chinese
CUP AND SAUCER
cups
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Floral
floral patterns
Mandarin
porcelain
Porcelain
Rose
rose (genus)
saucers (plates)
Dimensions
2.75 x 5.5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1973.18AB
GUSN
25846

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