Teacup and Saucer

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

ca. 1820

GUSN

GUSN-5186

Description

a) Deep circular footed bowl, the body molded with outward flaring scalloped mouth; molded C-scroll handle; underglaze blue and green; overglaze iron red; gilt and pink lustre decoration in floral sprigs and large blossoms in "Gaudy Dutch" tradition; lustre bands at shoulder and foot; single red line borders at mouth and on exterior. B) Shallow circular molded and shaped bowl with scalloped edge; no cup ring; conforming decoration.

Details

Descriptive Terms

teacups
saucers (plates)
gilding
overglazing
porcelain
soft paste porcelain
underglazing
floral patterns
Dutch
Soft-Paste Porcelain
Porcelain
Underglazed
Overglazed
Gilded
Gaudy Dutch
Floral
TEACUP AND SAUCER

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England

Dimensions

2.25 x 4.25 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.557.13AB