Teacup

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1790-1810

GUSN

GUSN-6913

Description

Gold band borders, cipher "MD" in feathered oval. Teacup: scalloped edge with gold band border (interior); gold band around exterior base of cup; handles: ear-shaped with scrolled, gold thumb hold; cipher exterior opposite handle on cup; center interior on saucer.

Details

Descriptive Terms

teacups
painting (coating)
porcelain
underglazing
Chinese export
Cup
Teacup
Porcelain
Underglazed
Painted
Chinese Export
Teacup

Additional Identification Number

1934.375F

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

China

Dimensions

2.5 (H), 3.75 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Misses Alice S. and Eunice W. Dexter

Accession Number

1934.375.6