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Chocolate cup and saucer

1937.796A-C (RS211404)

Description

Porcelain chocolate cup and saucer. White with gilt lobed border around rim of cup, lid, and rim of saucer. The saucer with raised, pierced holder for cup. The cup has violet and gold bands in relief that wraps handles. The cover has pink and gold flame finial. All pieces have beautifully painted sprays of multicolored flowers.

Details

Maker
Probably Berlin Porcelain Factory (Manufacturer)
Date
1800-1825
Inscriptions
sceptre? mark (Underglaze blue)
Location of origin
Berlin, Germany
Material
gilding
hand-painted
porcelain
Object type
Food Service T&E; Drinking Vessels
Places
Berlin state (Germany)
Descriptive terms
chocolate cups
Cup
Cup, Chocolate
gilding
hand-painted
porcelain
saucers (plates)
Dimensions
5 (H), 3 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1937.796A-C
Credit Line
Estate of Mr. Grenville H. Norcross
GUSN
39216

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