Teacup

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

ca. 1800

GUSN

GUSN-4140

Description

Tall cylindrical form with sides tapering to narrow foot; C-scroll handle with scrolled molded decoration along edge; spearhead border along rim with en grisaille and gilt floral motif at center.

Details

Descriptive Terms

teacups
porcelain
enameling
gilding
grisaille
spearheads
Porcelain
Gilded
Enameled
Spearhead
Chain
Grisaille
Teacup

Associated Building

Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

China

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

2.5 x 3.125 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.410.7