Teacup

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1770-1790

GUSN

GUSN-3707

Description

Blue and white; footed, handleless with slightly flaring lip; thin blue band around base; trellis and key band around base of cut; scene of carnation and mushroom and birds perched on branch; Chinese inscription; trellis border around lip; no interior decoration.

Details

Descriptive Terms

teacups
porcelain
underglazing
Chinese export
Porcelain
Underglazed
Chinese Export
TEACUP

Inscription

Painted on bottom: four Chinese characters; Piece of tape attached to bottom has ""Shady Hill"" written in blue ink on it.

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

China

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

3.5 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Susan Norton

Accession Number

1990.236