Cup and saucer

Object Number: 
1952.97ab
Date: 
ca. 1790
Medium: 
Porcelain
Dimensions: 
Overall (a): 2 in. × 3 1/2 in. (5.1 × 8.9 cm) Overall (b): 1 1/4 in. × 5 1/2 in. (3.2 × 14 cm)
Description: 
Handleless cup and saucer with gilded rim and interior border of a gilded wavy line separating a blue enamel backgound with gilded half flowers and a white background with blue half flowers; both cup and saucer also bear a pseudo-armorial insignia of love birds perched upon a black and gold bar; they are encircled by a blue enamel band with gold dots and blue and gold rays projecting outward.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. Waldron Phoenix Belknap, Jr.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group