Custard cup and cover

Object Number: 
INV.13138ab
Date: 
ca. 1790
Medium: 
Porcelain
Dimensions: 
overall: 3 1/2 x 3 3/4 x 2 3/4 in.
Description: 
Porcelain custard cup and cover 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.
Gallery Label: 
This is part of a larger set.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group