Digital Commonwealth

Coffee Cup

Item Information

Title:
Coffee Cup
Description:
White clay body with white glaze in Federal style forms; gilt edging, foliate terminals and handles; gilt and enamel floral sprig decoration; cylindrical body with flat bottom with slight foot ring; C-shaped handle.
Date:
1785–1810
Format:
Objects/Artifacts
Genre:
porcelain
enameling
gilding
coffee cups
Location:
Historic New England
Collection (local):
Digitized Museum Collections
Subjects:
Federal
floral patterns
Porcelain
Gilded
Sprig
Enameled
Places:
MaineYork (county)York Harbor
Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.)
Extent:
2.625 in. (H) Diameter: 2.313 in.; 2.75 in. (H) Diameter: 2.438 in.
Link to Item:
Terms of Use:
Rights status not evaluated.
Contact host institution for more information.
Notes:
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
Accession #:
1977.409.23
Identifier:
4930