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Cup and saucer

Cup and saucer
Title
Cup and saucer
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 )
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.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. Augustus Van Horne Ellis
Object Number 
1940.41ab
Marks 
painted: in blue underglaze on saucer reverse and beneath cup base: crossed lines painted: beneath saucer: enameller's mark "E"
Gallery Label 
This cup and saucer are part of the tea service 1940.37-45.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group