Coffee cup

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1790-1810

GUSN

GUSN-7176

Description

TEA SERVICE: Border: navy blue enamel band with gold stars, secondary border: blue band with gold loop chain; cipher "CF" in blue enamel oval with gold stars and edged in gold points. COFFEE CUPS: Straight-sided with secondary border on interior; simple ear-shaped handle with gold thumbgrip; cipher opposite handle.

Details

Descriptive Terms

coffee cups
enameling
gilding
painting (coating)
porcelain
Chinese export
Porcelain
Enameled
Painted
Gilded
Chinese Export
CUP, COFFEE

Inscription

Cipher in oval: ""CF"" [for Clarissa Fowler of Danvers].

Associated Building

Used At Samuel Fowler House,

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

China

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

3 (H), 2.75 (diameter) (inches)

Accession Number

1934.2978.7

Reference Notes

------------. Choice Sortment, cat. 30.. [No Publisher].

Places

Massachusetts (United States)