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Coffee cup

Description

Exterior border (red with gold highlights): rosettes on ovals; gold rim; scenic medallion in sepia colors of birds flying over estate; interior border: red rope with gold highlights; cups have pointy, figure 7 handles. .378a,b,c have slightly flared rim, while .379 has straight sides.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1790-1810
Location of origin
China
Material
painting (coating)
porcelain
underglazing
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
Chinese Export
Chinese export
coffee cups
CUP, COFFEE
Painted
painting (coating)
porcelain
Porcelain
Underglazed
underglazing
Dimensions
2.75 (H), 3.625 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1937.379
Credit Line
Bequest of Miss Theodora Willard
GUSN
3745
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