Cup and saucer
Object Place: Italy
6.03 cm (2 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Cup has curved sides & flaring baseband. Molded scroll handle with double leaf joining at rim. Gold line & design of leaves at rim, seated goddess in yellow skirt with temple in background. Saucer has similar decoration at rim, in center yellow draped female walking toward architectural background, rosebush at right. Each marked in red: RF script monogram crowned, and “Mus. Ercol.”
By 1941, the Winfield Foundation; 1951, gift of the Winfield Foundation to the MFA.
The Helena Woolworth McCann Collection—Gift of the Winfield Foundation