Saucer

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1790-1810

GUSN

GUSN-6931

Description

Gold band borders, cipher "MD" in feathered oval. Teacup: straight-sided chocolate (or coffee cup) with gold band around base and exterior rim; ear-shaped handle with gold pointed thumb hold; cipher exterior, opposite handle; saucer has gold band border, cipher center interior.

Details

Descriptive Terms

saucers (plates)
painting (coating)
porcelain
underglazing
Chinese export
Dish, Eating
Saucer
Porcelain
Underglazed
Painted
Chinese Export
Saucer

Additional Identification Number

1934.376J

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

China

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Eating Vessels

Dimensions

5.5 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Misses Alice S. and Eunice W. Dexter

Accession Number

1934.376.10