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Saucer

Description

Gold band borders, cipher "MD" in feathered oval. Teacup: straight-sided chocolate (or coffee cup) with gold band around base and exterior rim; ear-shaped handle with gold pointed thumb hold; cipher exterior, opposite handle; saucer has gold band border, cipher center interior.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1790-1810
Location of origin
China
Material
painting (coating)
porcelain
underglazing
Object type
Food Service T&E; Eating Vessels
Descriptive terms
Chinese Export
Chinese export
Dish, Eating
Painted
painting (coating)
porcelain
Porcelain
Saucer
saucers (plates)
Underglazed
underglazing
Dimensions
5.5 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1934.376.8
Credit Line
Gift of Misses Alice S. and Eunice W. Dexter
GUSN
6929

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