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

Dimensions

3.5 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Susan Norton

Accession Number

1990.236