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Teacup

1977.410.7 (RS116650)

Description

Tall cylindrical form with sides tapering to narrow foot; C-scroll handle with scrolled molded decoration along edge; spearhead border along rim with en grisaille and gilt floral motif at center.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1800
Location of origin
China
Associated Building
Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.).
Material
enameling
gilding
grisaille
porcelain
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
Chain
Enameled
enameling
Gilded
gilding
grisaille
Grisaille
porcelain
Porcelain
Spearhead
spearheads
Teacup
teacups
Dimensions
2.5 x 3.125 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.410.7
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
4140

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