Coffee cup and saucer

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1805-1815

GUSN

GUSN-17615

Description

Porcelain coffee cup and saucer with Imari design. Cobalt blue, orange and gilt design leaves, flowers, and tendrils and abstract motifs on white background, in three reserves outlined in gilt, separated by gilt leaf sprays and pendant flowers on cobalt blue background. Gilt on outside of c-scroll handle and rim. Saucer contains center medallion outlined in gilt with cobalt blue, orange and gilt leaves to match coffee cup. Gilt rim.

Details

Descriptive Terms

coffee cups
saucers (plates)
enameling
gilding
painting (coating)
porcelain
floral patterns
Imari
Set, Cup and Saucer
Set, Cup and Saucer

Additional Identification Number

1952.36AB

Maker

Coalport (Maker)

Location of Origin

England, SHROPSHIRE

Dimensions

2 1/2 (H), 2 1/2 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. John B. Morris Jr.

Accession Number

1952.36.1-.2