Cup and saucer

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1840-1870

GUSN

GUSN-25851

Description

White clay body w/ colorless "white" glaze. Polychrome enamel decoration in the rose palette. Gilt ground w/ floral and butterfly motifs in scenic reserves in the rose mandarin pattern. A) Teacup: Deep circular bowl w/ scalloped mouth and circular foot ring. C-shaped handle. Exterior w/ a scenic reserve and a floral reserve. Interior border band. B) Saucer: Circular w/ scalloped edge. Decoration as above, quartered by scenic and floral reserves.

Details

Descriptive Terms

cups
saucers (plates)
porcelain
figure- and animal-derived motifs
butterflies
floral patterns
Chinese
rose (genus)
Porcelain
Mandarin
Rose
Butterfly
Floral
CUP AND SAUCER

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

2.625 x 5.625 (HxW) (inches)

Accession Number

1973.23AB