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Cup and saucer

Object Number: 
1940.41ab
Date: 
ca. 1770
Medium: 
Porcelain
Dimensions: 
cup: 2 x 3 3/4 x 3 in. ( 5.1 x 9.5 x 7.6 cm ) saucer: 1 1/4 x 5 1/8 in. ( 3.2 x 13 cm )
Marks: 
painted: in blue underglaze on saucer reverse and beneath cup base: crossed lines painted: beneath saucer: enameller's mark "E"
Description: 
Porcelain cup with handle and saucer; double row of molded reeding in interior; painted purple enamel rock and chrysanthemum pattern; gilt rim, foot, and handle.
Gallery Label: 
This cup and saucer are part of the tea service 1940.37-45.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Augustus Van Horne Ellis
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group