Cup and saucer

Object Number: 
1934.23ab
Date: 
1800-1830
Medium: 
Porcelain
Dimensions: 
Part (saucer): 1 x 5 1/2 in. (2.5 x 14 cm) Part (cup): 4 x 3 1/2 x 3 in. (10.2 x 8.9 x 7.6 cm)
Description: 
Porcelain cup and saucer with gold bands, flowers, and ferns; saucer decoration also contains four flowers with blue petals; the cup's decoration depicts bunches of roses and other flowers between gold fern swags; the flowers on the cup are hand painted in pink, blue, green, purple, red, and brown; the cup has a scrolled handle with medallion of a molded lion's head at rim.
Gallery Label: 
According to the donor, this cup and saucer were in the Vaché family for over 100 years and were one of three made at the time.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Marie Agale Vaché
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group