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Teacup

1971.557.17 (RS116370)

Description

Deep circular footed bowl, the body molded with outward flaring scalloped mouth; molded C-scroll handle; underglaze blue and green; overglaze iron red; gilt and pink lustre decoration in floral sprigs and large blossoms in "Gaudy Dutch" tradition; lustre bands at shoulder and foot; single red line borders at mouth and on exterior.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1820
Location of origin
England
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
gilding
overglazing
porcelain
soft paste porcelain
underglazing
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
Dutch
Floral
floral patterns
Gaudy Dutch
Gilded
gilding
Overglazed
overglazing
Porcelain
porcelain
soft paste porcelain
Soft-Paste Porcelain
TEACUP
teacups
Underglazed
underglazing
Dimensions
2.25 x 4.25 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.557.17
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
5190

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