Teacup

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1870-1890

GUSN

GUSN-50181

Description

Porcelain teacup with cobalt blue enamel glaze and gold grape vine border on interior of cup. Gold decorative scrollwork surrounds rectangular panel bearing gilt initial "N", flanked by two cherubs with pink roses, against light blue ground, and gold, ear-shaped handle.

Details

Descriptive Terms

teacups
gilding
hand-painted
porcelain
Cup
Teacup
Teacup

Inscription

"M. Imp le / de Sevres" (Painted)

Additional Identification Number

1982.209A

Maker

Sevres Porcelain Manufactory (Maker)

Location of Origin

Sevres, France

Dimensions

2 3/4 (H), 2 1/2 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Eleanor Clarke Bowser

Accession Number

1982.209.1