Teacup

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1880-1899

GUSN

GUSN-14182

Description

Japanese cream-colored earthenware partial tea set. Deep cup w/ crabstock handle (repaired); painted w/ overglaze polychrome enamel decoration of stylized birds and plants executed in long, wispy lines w/ an almost Martin Bros.-esque appearance.

Details

Descriptive Terms

teacups
earthenware
glazing (coating)
painting (image-making)
hand-painted
tin (metal)
Earthenware
Painted
Tin Glazed
TEACUP

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

2.25 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Amelia W. Little

Accession Number

1986.161.6