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Demitasse Cup

1982.210.1 (RS211407)

Description

Porcelain demitasse cup with cobalt blue enamel glaze, gold, ear-shaped handle, and gold border of leafy scrolls. The cup is decorated with fleurs-de-lis and the painted crest of Henry IV on gray tear drop-shaped satchels draped over swords.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1870-1890
Inscriptions
"382" over hatchet. (Painted in gold )
Material
gilding
hand-painted
porcelain
Object type
Food Service T&E; Drinking Vessels
Descriptive terms
Cup
Cup, Coffee
Cup, Demitasse
demitasses
gilding
hand-painted
porcelain
Dimensions
2 1/4 (H), 2 1/2 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1982.210.1
Credit Line
Bequest of Eleanor Clarke Bowser
GUSN
50183

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