Cup and saucer

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1850-1875

GUSN

GUSN-6872

Description

Porcelain enameled cup (.1) and saucer (.2). Gold ground border decorated with green tendrils and pink tree peonies. Scrolled medallions of 1) birds and flowers and 2) court scenes. Cup has upward pointed thumb rest.

Details

Descriptive Terms

cups
saucers (plates)
enameling
hand-painted
porcelain
Chinese export
medallions (ornament areas)
rose (genus)
Set, Cup and Saucer
Rose Medallion
Chinese Export
Set, Cup and Saucer

Additional Identification Number

1990.299.29A,B

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

China

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Food Service Sets

Dimensions

2 5/8 (H), 3 3/4 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. Thomas M. Hill, Jr.

Accession Number

1990.299.29.1-.2