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Demitasse Saucer

Item Information

Title:
Demitasse Saucer
Description:
The rounded saucer has a finely potted white ground hand painted with polychrome enamels in free form floral butterfly design with gilded edges. It has a cylindrical foot ring and gently sloping sides.
Date:
1875–1925
Format:
Objects/Artifacts
Genre:
porcelain
enameling
gilding
painting (image-making)
hand-painted
saucers (plates)
Location:
Historic New England
Collection (local):
Digitized Museum Collections
Subjects:
figure- and animal-derived motifs
butterflies
floral patterns
Porcelain
Gilded
Enameled
Painted
Floral
Butterfly
Places:
MassachusettsEssex (county)Newbury
Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.)
Extent:
() Diameter: 4.25 in.
Link to Item:
Terms of Use:
Rights status not evaluated.
Contact host institution for more information.
Notes:
Bequest of Amelia W. Little
Accession #:
1986.122B
Identifier:
11919