Coffee Cup

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1790-1810

GUSN

GUSN-39209

Description

Porcelain coffee cup with rectangular handle with gilt decoration, diamond border & gilt scroll with gilt dots in relief around rim, hand-painted scene in black of 2-headed (one bearded), garland-draped hermetic column, surrounded by trees and flowers and a low wall.

Details

Descriptive Terms

coffee cups
gilding
porcelain
glazing (coating)
Classical
hand-painted
Cup
Cup, Coffee
Porcelain
Hand Painted
Gilded
Classical
Cup, Coffee

Inscription

"608/ 6" (Impressed on bottom)

Maker

Vienna Porcelain Factory (Maker)

Location of Origin

Vienna, Austria

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Estate of Mr. Grenville H. Norcross

Accession Number

1937.774