Coffee Cup

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1815-1830

GUSN

GUSN-4760

Description

Deep cylindrical bowl form with sides tapering to circular foot; small C-scroll handle decorated with blue dots (.8 with blue line); underglaze blue Willow pattern of landscape scene of islands, mountains, pagoda, trees and boats (.8 and .2 with man in house); interior rim with blue band with diagonal lines with band of lines below; interior of bowl with abstract foliate design (.8 with character mark on base).

Details

Descriptive Terms

coffee cups
porcelain
underglazing
Canton (Chinese painting style)
willow (wood)
Porcelain
Canton
Willow
Underglazed
CUP, COFFEE

Inscription

.8) Character mark on base.

Pattern

Willow

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Canton, China

Dimensions

2.313 (H), 2.688 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.861.8