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Cup and Saucer

1971.858AB (RS117836)

Description

A) Flared body, entwined branch handle, medium relief classical scenes encircling body includes Apollo and his chariot. B) Four scallop shell designs connected by swags.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1895-1920
Inscriptions
Impressed ""334""; unidentified crown over shield mark on each piece.
Location of origin
Western Europe
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
porcelain
shell (animal material)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Places
Europe
Descriptive terms
Branch
Chariot
chariots (carriages)
Classical
Classical Figure
CUP AND SAUCER
cups
figure- and animal-derived motifs
foliation (pattern)
Porcelain
porcelain
saucers (plates)
Shell
shell (animal material)
Swag
swags
Dimensions
2.375 (H), 2.875 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.858AB
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
5553

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