Digital Commonwealth

Eggcup

Item Information

Title:
Eggcup
Description:
Porcelain eggcup with deeply scalloped three "leaf" body and gold rim, circular base with gold zigzag dot band, two gold bands on foot, and painted decoration of molded flowers and insects.
Maker:
Meissen
Date:
1740–1760
Format:
Objects/Artifacts
Genre:
porcelain
glazing (coating)
eggcups
Location:
Historic New England
Collection (local):
Digitized Museum Collections
Subjects:
hand-painted
Porcelain
Hand Painted
Molded
Extent:
1 1/2 in. (H) Diameter: 2 in.
Link to Item:
Terms of Use:
Rights status not evaluated.
Contact host institution for more information.
Notes:
Estate of Mrs. Jane N. Grew
Accession #:
1920.789
Identifier:
29263