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Teacup and Saucer

Item Information

Title:
Teacup and Saucer
Description:
a) Deep circular footed bowl, the body molded with outward flaring scalloped mouth; molded C-scroll handle; underglaze blue and green; overglaze iron red; gilt and pink lustre decoration in floral sprigs and large blossoms in "Gaudy Dutch" tradition; lustre bands at shoulder and foot; single red line borders at mouth and on exterior. B) Shallow circular molded and shaped bowl with scalloped edge; no cup ring; conforming decoration.
Date:
1815–1825
Format:
Objects/Artifacts
Genre:
gilding
overglazing
porcelain
soft paste porcelain
underglazing
teacups
saucers (plates)
Location:
Historic New England
Collection (local):
Digitized Museum Collections
Subjects:
floral patterns
Dutch
Soft-Paste Porcelain
Porcelain
Underglazed
Overglazed
Gilded
Gaudy Dutch
Floral
Places:
New HampshireRockingham (county)Portsmouth
Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.)
Extent:
2.25 in. x 4.25 in. (H x W); 2.313 in. (H) Diameter: 5.75 in.
Link to Item:
Terms of Use:
Rights status not evaluated.
Contact host institution for more information.
Notes:
Gift of Ralph May
Accession #:
1971.557.11AB
Identifier:
5184