Tea cup with saucer

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

ca. 1780-1820

GUSN

GUSN-254804

Description

Tea cup (a) has straight sides canted out to circular mouth. Cavettoed base with small cicular foot. Squared handle with spur at top. Overglaze enamel decoration of cornflower type blue and red floral blossoms, done in the French manner. Bottom marked "81". Saucer (b) conforms in circular form with straight sides canted outward. Stands on a shallow foot ring.

Details

Descriptive Terms

tea services
soft paste porcelain
Cup & Saucer

Inscription

81

Associated Building

Original To Winslow Crocker House (Yarmouth Port, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

147.1981ab

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Credit Line

Estate of Guido Perera

Accession Number

1999.352AB