Chocolate cup

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1790-1810

GUSN

GUSN-7328

Description

TEA SERVICE: Primary border: blue enamel with gold loops; secondary border: blue and gold huskchain; main decoration: gold flower sprig on shield draped in blue and gold mantel with tassels and topped with blue and gold ribbons. COFFEE CUP: Straight-sided with primary border on exterior and secondary border on interior; ear-shaped handle with gadrooned spine with traces of gold draped shield opposite handle.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chocolate cups
enameling
painting (coating)
porcelain
Chinese export
Porcelain
Painted
Enameled
Chinese Export
CUP, CHOCOLATE

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

China

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

2.75 (H), 2.5 (diameter) (inches)

Accession Number

1934.2964.7