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Demitasse Cup

1937.375.2 (RS213185)

Description

Child's porcelain cup with gadrooned, gilt spine handle. Interior: blue and gold alternating dot band. Exterior: gold border with blue enamel abstract leaf and flowers and rounded arch and dot below; monogram "S.H.L." in gold oval.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1790-1810
Inscriptions
"S.H.L." [for Susanna Hickling Lewis]. (Painted)
Location of origin
China
Material
enameling
gilding
hand-painted
porcelain
Object type
Food Service T&E; Drinking Vessels
Descriptive terms
Children's food service tools and equipment
Chinese export
coffee cups
Cup
Cup, Coffee
Cup, Demitasse
demitasses
enameling
gilding
hand-painted
porcelain
Dimensions
2 (H), 1 3/4 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1937.375.2
Credit Line
Bequest of Miss Theodora Willard
GUSN
6973
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