Cup and saucer

Italian
about 1750
Probably by Doccia Manufactory (Italy)


Object Place: Europe, Italy

Dimensions

5.71 cm (2 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

56.289a-b

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain, painted in colors and gilding

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Cup has curved sides and small foot-band; tight scroll handle; raised classical figures in polychrome. Saucer with relief shells in cartouches, flower swags between, all in polychrome.

Provenance

By 1956, Mr. and Mrs. Lesley Sheafer; 1956, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Lesley Sheafer. (Accession date: April 12, 1956)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Lesley Shaefer