Teacup and saucer

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1800-1820

GUSN

GUSN-14141

Description

Porcelain tea cup and saucer, the deep round bowl w/ tapered sides and small handle on footed round sacer w/ upturned sides. Both trimmed w/ lines of lavender lustre decoration centered w/ black transfer print Empire scene w/ woman and child playing a paddle game (shuttlecodes?). The woman is leaning on a recamier.

Details

Descriptive Terms

teacups
saucers (plates)
porcelain
luster (textile)
transfer printing
Soft-Paste Porcelain
Luster
Transfer Printed
TEACUP AND SAUCER

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

2.125 (H), 3.25 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Amelia W. Little

Accession Number

1986.153AB