Cup and Saucer

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1895-1920

GUSN

GUSN-5553

Description

A) Flared body, entwined branch handle, medium relief classical scenes encircling body includes Apollo and his chariot. B) Four scallop shell designs connected by swags.

Details

Descriptive Terms

cups
saucers (plates)
porcelain
shell (animal material)
foliation (pattern)
chariots (carriages)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Classical
shell (animal material)
swags
Porcelain
Classical Figure
Shell
Chariot
Branch
Swag
CUP AND SAUCER

Inscription

Impressed ""334""; unidentified crown over shield mark on each piece.

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Western Europe

Dimensions

2.375 (H), 2.875 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.858AB

Places

Europe