Coffee cup

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1800-1815

GUSN

GUSN-45346

Description

SERVICE: Primary border: gold swags and tassels and sawtooth band with dot centers; secondary border: gold husk chain. (Traces of) gold basket as main decoration. COFFEE CUPS: Straight-sided with ear-shaped handle (undecorated); primary border around exterior rim; secondary border around base; traces of basket design opposite handle.

Details

Descriptive Terms

coffee cups
gilding
painting (coating)
porcelain
baskets (containers)
Chinese export
Porcelain
Painted
Gilded
Fruit Basket
Chinese Export
CUP, COFFEE

Additional Identification Number

1951.157 A
1951.157 A-D

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

China

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

2.75 (H), 2.5 (diameter) (inches)

Accession Number

1951.157A