Demitasse cup

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

ca. 1867

GUSN

GUSN-172004

Description

Chinese export porcelain demitasse cup with loop handle and two finger rests in Rose Medallion pattern consisting of two panels of groups of birds, flowers and butterflies, and people in a landscape scene around a gold circle enclosing a gold "SWG" monogram, border is a flower and butterfly design.

Details

Descriptive Terms

demitasses
porcelain
Chinese export
famille rose
Cup, Demitasse

Inscription

SWG (Monogram in gold)

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

FD090

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

2 1/4 x 2/14 x 3 (HxWxD), 2 1/4 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.1806.16

Places

China