Coffee Cup

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1911 A

GUSN

GUSN-6203

Description

Cylindrical cups have owls eye handle with oval finger hold; lip has gilt swag-scroll motif on outside, sawtooth motif on interior; colorful pastel floral sprigs on exterior, with one large sprig at front and small wildflower sprigs on back; thin gold band on bottom, gilt highlights on handle.

Details

Descriptive Terms

coffee cups
porcelain
floral patterns
swags
Porcelain
Floral
Swag
CUP, COFFEE

Inscription

Stamped on back in blue.

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Dresden, Germany

Dimensions

2.5 x 3.375 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.1169.10