Demitasse Saucer

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1875-1925

GUSN

GUSN-11919

Description

The rounded saucer has a finely potted white ground hand painted with polychrome enamels in free form floral butterfly design with gilded edges. It has a cylindrical foot ring and gently sloping sides.

Details

Descriptive Terms

saucers (plates)
porcelain
enameling
gilding
painting (image-making)
hand-painted
figure- and animal-derived motifs
butterflies
floral patterns
Porcelain
Gilded
Enameled
Painted
Floral
Butterfly
SAUCER

Associated Building

Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Japan

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

4.25 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Amelia W. Little

Accession Number

1986.122B