Custard cup and cover

Custard cup and cover
Title
Custard cup and cover
Date 
ca. 1790
Medium 
Porcelain
Dimensions 
Overall: 3 1/2 x 3 3/4 x 2 3/4 in. ( 8.9 x 9.5 x 7 cm )
Description 
Porcelain custard cups and covers with gilded berry knop and reeded, interlaced strap handles terminating in molded floral sprays; the border is composed of a gilded band at the rim, bounded in turn by a blue enamel band, which is in turn bounded by a rust band with gold dots, again bounded by a gold line with painted waves; at the top of each wave is a blue diamond; between the diamonds are blue dots; the cover's border is composed of interlaced bands of blue and gilded rust husks and a plain gold vine; on one side of the cup is a gilded, blue enamel floral spray.
Object Number 
INV.13133ab-13142ab
Gallery Label 
These custard cups are part of a larger set.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group