Tea Bowl and Saucer

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1775-1800

GUSN

GUSN-10842

Description

Small; tin glazed; hand-painted decoration; male/female profile and initials; Dutch inscription on saucer with sun and moon; possibly commorating a marriage.

Details

Descriptive Terms

tea bowls
cup plates
enameling
glazing (coating)
painting (coating)
polychrome
tin (metal)
Tin Glazed
Polychrome
Enameled
Painted
Bowl, Tea

Inscription

Paper labels, located on bottom, underside of each: ""LITTLE"" and ""LITTLE/cup and saucer"".

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

1992.603A,B

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

1 1/4 x 3 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1992.603AB