Chocolate cup and saucer

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1800-1825

GUSN

GUSN-39216

Description

Porcelain chocolate cup and saucer. White with gilt lobed border around rim of cup, lid, and rim of saucer. The saucer with raised, pierced holder for cup. The cup has violet and gold bands in relief that wraps handles. The cover has pink and gold flame finial. All pieces have beautifully painted sprays of multicolored flowers.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chocolate cups
saucers (plates)
gilding
porcelain
hand-painted
Cup
Cup, Chocolate
Cup, Chocolate

Inscription

sceptre? mark (Underglaze blue)

Additional Identification Number

1937.796

Maker

Probably Berlin Porcelain Factory (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

Berlin, Germany

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Drinking Vessels

Dimensions

5 (H), 3 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Estate of Mr. Grenville H. Norcross

Accession Number

1937.796A-C

Places

Berlin state (Germany)