Demitasse Cup

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1790-1810

GUSN

GUSN-39024

Description

Child's porcelain cup with gadrooned, gilt spine handle. Interior: blue and gold alternating dot band. Exterior: gold border with blue enamel abstract leaf and flowers and rounded arch and dot below; monogram "S.H.L." in gold oval.

Details

Descriptive Terms

coffee cups
demitasses
enameling
gilding
hand-painted
porcelain
Chinese export
Cup
Cup, Coffee
Cup, Demitasse
Children's food service tools and equipment
Cup, Demitasse

Inscription

"S.H.L." [for Susanna Hickling Lewis]. (Painted)

Additional Identification Number

1937.375A
1937.375 A-D

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

China

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Theodora Willard

Accession Number

1937.375.1

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