Demitasse Cup

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1870-1890

GUSN

GUSN-50183

Description

Porcelain demitasse cup with cobalt blue enamel glaze, gold, ear-shaped handle, and gold border of leafy scrolls. The cup is decorated with fleurs-de-lis and the painted crest of Henry IV on gray tear drop-shaped satchels draped over swords.

Details

Descriptive Terms

demitasses
gilding
hand-painted
porcelain
Cup
Cup, Coffee
Cup, Demitasse
Cup, Demitasse

Inscription

"382" over hatchet. (Painted in gold )

Additional Identification Number

1982.210.1A

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Bequest of Eleanor Clarke Bowser

Accession Number

1982.210.1