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1938.1331.1 (RS214661)

Description

Enameled porcelain mug with twisted cord handle. Two square, scroll-edged medallions on either side of mug. One medallion depicts flowers, bird and butterfly. The other medallion, a scene with two male and two female figures. Opposite the handle, is a round medallion with flower and bird. Surrounding medallions and as inner border are scrolls, flowers and butterfly pattern on metallic gold ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1875
Location of origin
China
Material
enameling
hand-painted
porcelain
Object type
Food Service T&E; Drinking Vessels
Descriptive terms
Chinese export
enameling
hand-painted
Mug
mugs
porcelain
toilet sets (washing sets)
Dimensions
4 (H), 3 1/2 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1938.1331.1
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Mary Mellus
GUSN
40025

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