Teacup

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1860-1875

GUSN

GUSN-3743

Description

Teacup decorated with rose medallion pattern. Green tendrils and pink tree peonies with scrolled medallions frame figures in an interior scene and birds, butterflies, and flowers. Egg-shaped body with ear-shaped handle. Gilt decoration on spine.

Details

Descriptive Terms

teacups
porcelain
enameling
painting (coating)
underglazing
Chinese export
Teacup

Associated Building

Used At Crocker Tavern (Barnstable, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

C361H

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

China

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Bequest of Julia Crocker

Accession Number

1933.6396.8

Places

Massachusetts (United States)