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Teacup

1982.209.1 (RS211415)

Description

Porcelain teacup with cobalt blue enamel glaze and gold grape vine border on interior of cup. Gold decorative scrollwork surrounds rectangular panel bearing gilt initial "N", flanked by two cherubs with pink roses, against light blue ground, and gold, ear-shaped handle.

Details

Maker
Sevres Porcelain Manufactory (Maker)
Date
1870-1890
Inscriptions
"M. Imp le / de Sevres" (Painted)
Location of origin
Sevres, France
Material
gilding
hand-painted
porcelain
Object type
Food Service T&E; Drinking Vessels
Descriptive terms
Cup
gilding
hand-painted
porcelain
Teacup
teacups
Dimensions
2 3/4 (H), 2 1/2 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1982.209.1
Credit Line
Bequest of Eleanor Clarke Bowser
GUSN
50181

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