Demitasse Cup

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1790-1810

GUSN

GUSN-6973

Description

Child's porcelain cup with gadrooned, gilt spine handle. Interior: blue and gold alternating dot band. Exterior: gold border with blue enamel abstract leaf and flowers and rounded arch and dot below; monogram "S.H.L." in gold oval.

Details

Descriptive Terms

coffee cups
demitasses
enameling
gilding
hand-painted
porcelain
Chinese export
Cup
Cup, Coffee
Cup, Demitasse
Children's food service tools and equipment
Cup, Demitasse

Inscription

"S.H.L." [for Susanna Hickling Lewis]. (Painted)

Additional Identification Number

1937.375B

Related Items

Title Coffee cup Accession Number 1937.376
Title Tea Bowl Accession Number 1937.377A
Title Tea Bowl Accession Number 1937.377B
Title Tea Bowl Accession Number 1937.377.1

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

China

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Drinking Vessels

Dimensions

2 (H), 1 3/4 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Theodora Willard

Accession Number

1937.375.2