Demitasse Cup

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

ca. 1900

GUSN

GUSN-5509

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

1971.816.5ABC

Maker

Lenox (Maker)

Location of Origin

Trenton, NJ, USA

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.816.5A-C

Places

New Jersey (United States)