Demitasse Cup

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

ca. 1900

GUSN

GUSN-5507

Description

A) Cup: conical white porcelain cup with gilt rim. B) Cup holder: conical body, circular shaped foot, reticulated band at top, applied rococco handle. C) Saucer: cylindrical.

Details

Descriptive Terms

demitasses
copper (metal)
porcelain
silver (metal)
plate (material)
Porcelain
Copper
Silver
Sheffield
CUP, DEMITASSE

Inscription

Saucer stamped ""SHEFFIELD""/""SILV ON COPPER""/""1219"" with fake hallmarks.

Pattern

Sheffield

Associated Building

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

Additional Identification Number

1971.816.3ABC

Maker

Lenox (Maker)

Location of Origin

Trenton, NJ, USA

Dimensions

1.75 (H), 2.25 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.816.3A-C

Places

New Jersey (United States)