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Child's Coffee Cup

1937.376 (RS213143)

Description

Child's porcelain cup with broken off handle. Exterior gilt band around rim; interior border of blue pinpoint quatrefoils on thin double gilt band; exterio: "IL" monogram within blue enamel and gold oval with gold stars on enamel ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1790-1810
Inscriptions
"IL" [for Isiah Lewis]. (Painted)
Location of origin
China
Material
enameling
gilding
hand-painted
porcelain
Object type
Food Service T&E; Drinking Vessels
Descriptive terms
Chinese export
coffee cups
Cup
Cup, Coffee
enameling
gilding
hand-painted
porcelain
Dimensions
2 1/2 (H), 2 1/4 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1937.376
Credit Line
Bequest of Miss Theodora Willard
GUSN
39025
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