Saucer

Chinese
1750–1799


Object Place: China for American Market

Dimensions

3.17 cm (1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1971.443

Medium or Technique

Porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Asia

Classifications

Porcelain

The saucer is hand-painted with a rust-colored American eagle surrounde by gold stars in the center of the interior bottom. There is a gold border with swags around the interior rim of the saucer. The saucer has been broken and repaired.

Provenance

1971, gift of Professor Emeritus F. H. Norton and the Department of Metallurgy and Materials Science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to the MFA. (Accession date: Nov 10, 1971)

Credit Line

Gift of Professor Emeritus F. H. Norton and the Department of Metallurgy and Materials Science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology