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Teacup

1987.421.6 (RS214870)

Description

Porcelain teacup with a scalloped rim and loop handle. Exterior decorated with medallions of birds and flowers surrounded by flowers, scrolls, and butterflies. This polychrome design is sometimes known as Rose Medallion.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1875
Location of origin
China
Material
enameling
painting (coating)
porcelain
Object type
Food Service T&E; Drinking Vessels
Descriptive terms
Chinese export
Cup
enameling
painting (coating)
porcelain
Teacup
teacups
Dimensions
2 1/8 (H), 4 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1987.421.6
Credit Line
Gift of Edwin Buckingham Sears
GUSN
3787

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