Child's Coffee Cup

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1790-1810

GUSN

GUSN-39025

Description

Child's porcelain cup with broken off handle. Exterior gilt band around rim; interior border of blue pinpoint quatrefoils on thin double gilt band; exterio: "IL" monogram within blue enamel and gold oval with gold stars on enamel ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

coffee cups
enameling
gilding
hand-painted
porcelain
Chinese export
Cup
Cup, Coffee
Cup, Coffee

Inscription

"IL" [for Isiah Lewis]. (Painted)

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

China

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Theodora Willard

Accession Number

1937.376

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