Height x width: 4 3/4 x 3 11/16 in., 6.4 cm (12.1 x 9.3 cm, 2 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Hard-paste porcelain with polychrome enamels and gold
Not On View
One of a pair of small covered two-handled cups (see 65.2111a-b), each with two oval reserves with painted scenes, with women-children and cupids. Elaborately gilded on purple, black and red covers with bud finials.
Mark: underglaze blue shield, 804 incised on both, overglaze P/14.
Forsyth Wickes (b.1876-d.1964), New York and Newport, RI; 1965, bequest of Forsyth Wickes to the MFA.
Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection