Teacup

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1891-1920

GUSN

GUSN-4800

Description

Egg-shell thin translucent pearl-glazed body; polychrome overglaze enamel wash decoratin of Japanese landscape with two shacks and peony tree; white dotted enamel border and accents on gray field; deep bowl form with C-scroll handles and foot ring.

Details

Descriptive Terms

teacups
porcelain
enameling
overglazing
glazing (coating)
tin (metal)
Porcelain
Tin Glazed
Overglazed
Enameled
TEACUP

Inscription

Printed mark: Japanese character.

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Japan

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

2.25 x 5 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.857.13