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Teacup

Description

Blue and white; footed, handleless with slightly flaring lip; thin blue band around base; trellis and key band around base of cut; scene of carnation and mushroom and birds perched on branch; Chinese inscription; trellis border around lip; no interior decoration.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1770-1790
Inscriptions
Painted on bottom: four Chinese characters; Piece of tape attached to bottom has ""Shady Hill"" written in blue ink on it.
Location of origin
China
Material
porcelain
underglazing
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
Chinese Export
Chinese export
porcelain
Porcelain
TEACUP
teacups
Underglazed
underglazing
Dimensions
3.5 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1990.236
Credit Line
Bequest of Susan Norton
GUSN
3707

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