Tea Bowl

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1790-1810

GUSN

GUSN-6977

Description

Child's handleless porcelain cup. Exterior border: blue and gold alternating dot band; interior: 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

tea bowls
enameling
gilding
hand-painted
porcelain
Chinese export
Bowl, Drinking
Bowl, Tea
Children's food service tools and equipment
Bowl, Tea

Inscription

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

Additional Identification Number

1937.377B

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

China

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Drinking Vessels

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Theodora Willard

Accession Number

1937.377.2