Coffee Cup

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1785-1810

GUSN

GUSN-4930

Description

White clay body with white glaze in Federal style forms; gilt edging, foliate terminals and handles; gilt and enamel floral sprig decoration; cylindrical body with flat bottom with slight foot ring; C-shaped handle.

Details

Descriptive Terms

coffee cups
porcelain
enameling
gilding
Federal
floral patterns
Porcelain
Federal
Gilded
Sprig
Enameled
CUP, COFFEE

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

China

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

2.625 (H), 2.313 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.409.23