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Cup and saucer

1990.299.33.1-.2 (RS214666)

Description

Porcelain enameled cup (.1) and saucer (.2). Gold ground border decorated with green tendrils and pink tree peonies. Scrolled medallions of 1) birds and flowers and 2) court scenes. Cup has upward pointed thumb rest.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1875
Location of origin
China
Material
enameling
hand-painted
porcelain
Object type
Food Service T&E; Food Service Sets
Descriptive terms
Chinese Export
Chinese export
cups
enameling
hand-painted
medallions (ornament areas)
porcelain
rose (genus)
Rose Medallion
saucers (plates)
Set, Cup and Saucer
Dimensions
2 5/8 (H), 3 3/4 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1990.299.33.1-.2
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. Thomas M. Hill, Jr.
GUSN
6880

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