Teacup

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1850-1875

GUSN

GUSN-6814

Description

Porcelain teacup with a scalloped rim and loop handle. Exterior decorated with medallions of birds and flowers surrounded by flowers, scrolls, and butterflies. This polychrome design is sometimes known as Rose Medallion.

Details

Descriptive Terms

teacups
enameling
painting (coating)
porcelain
Chinese export
Cup
Teacup
Teacup

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

China

Dimensions

2 1/8 (H), 4 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Edwin Buckingham Sears

Accession Number

1987.421.11