Teacup

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1846

GUSN

GUSN-173086

Description

Porcelain teacup with straight sides, flared rim, and round handle with finger rests. Painted polychrome decoration of a gilt Greek key pattern and a border of beasts among arabesques of foliage with a gilt framed reserve enclosing a sheath of wheat flanked by two scythes at front, gilding around rim, foot ring and handle.

Details

Descriptive Terms

teacups
porcelain
Renaissance Revival
Teacup

Inscription

"S.76" (In green paint enclosed in a oval.)
"SEVRES / 1846" (In blue glaze around interlocking Ls and surmounted by a crown)
"CHATEAU / DE / f.BLEAU" (Painted glaze mark in orange within a framed circle with crown at top.)

Associated Building

Chateau de Fontainebleau,

Additional Identification Number

FD119

Related Items

Title Saucer Accession Number 2006.44.1866.2

Maker

Sevres (Maker)

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.1866.1

Places

Sèvres (Hauts-de-Seine department, Île-de-France, France)