Coffee Cup

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1820-1840

GUSN

GUSN-304861

Description

Footed earthenware coffee cup with white body and applied ear-shaped handle with hand-painted polychrome swag and tassel decoration. Handle is square with vertical ridge extending above the square. Partial tea service, nineteen pieces includes tea and coffee cups, six saucers, creamer, a sugar bowl, waste bowl, two plates, and a teapot.

Details

Descriptive Terms

earthenware
hand-painted
Cup
Cup, Coffee
Cup, Coffee

Additional Identification Number

1947.799.1-.19

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

2 3/4 (H), 3 1/2 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Mr. Arthur Johnson

Accession Number

1947.799.9