Wine Cup

Collection Type

  • Cooking equipment

Date

1800-1899

GUSN

GUSN-12117

Description

Small rice bowl shaped two-handled cup. Decorated with four cartouches on sides surrounding four small Chinese genre scenes. Scrolled cast handles applied to the sides.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wine cups
silver (metal)
cartouches (ornament)
Orientalism
scenes (depictions)
Silver
Orientalism
Scenic
Cartouche
CUP, WINE

Inscription

Marked on the bottom with Chinese characters.

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

China

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

1.5 (H), 2.5 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.1459