Eggcup

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1740-1760

GUSN

GUSN-29263

Description

Porcelain eggcup with deeply scalloped three "leaf" body and gold rim, circular base with gold zigzag dot band, two gold bands on foot, and painted decoration of molded flowers and insects.

Details

Descriptive Terms

eggcups
porcelain
glazing (coating)
hand-painted
Dish, Eating
Eggcup
Porcelain
Hand Painted
Molded
Eggcup

Inscription

Underglaze blue on bottom: crossed swords

Maker

Meissen (Maker)

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Estate of Mrs. Jane N. Grew

Accession Number

1920.789