Demitasse Cup & Saucer

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1850-1860

GUSN

GUSN-64363

Description

a) deep, narrow circular cups, tapering to a circular bottom. C-shaped handle. Wide magenta band with cream above and gilt scroll and diaper devices overall, monogram “HCB” interlaced. b) Saucers are flat circular form with edges turned up. Small cupping in center. Wide magenta band with cream above and gilt scroll and diaper devices overall, monogram “HCB” interlaced.\n \n French export porcelain dinner service with pattern of fruit, birds, and diaper and scroll designs around “HCB” monogram. Two serving plates, five tureens, three saucers, five platters, sixteen soup plates, seventeen dinner plates, fifteen dessert plates, nineteen other plates, one pitcher, two vegetable dishes, five serving dishes, one gravy boat, eighteen nappy dishes, ten cups and ten saucers, two compotes, two chargers, five dessert bowls, and one other bowl.

Details

Descriptive Terms

demitasses
saucers (plates)
gilding
porcelain
Set, Cup and Saucer
Porcelain
Gilded
Set, Cup and Saucer

Associated Building

Original to Roseland Cottage (Woodstock, Conn.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Food Service Sets

Dimensions

2 1/4 x 3 1/2 (HxW), 5 1/8 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Margaret Carson Holt

Accession Number

1970.1209.1