Cup and saucer

Object Number: 
1940.43ab
Date: 
ca. 1770
Medium: 
Porcelain
Dimensions: 
Overall (a: Saucer): 1 1/4 × 5 1/8 in. (3.2 × 13 cm) Overall (b: Cup): 2 in. × 3 3/4 in. × 3 in. (5.1 × 9.5 × 7.6
Marks: 
painted: in blue underglaze on saucer reverse and beneath cup base: crossed lines painted: enameller's mark beneath saucer:"E"
Description: 
Porcelain cup with handle and saucer; double row of molded reeding in interior; painted purple enamel rock and chrysanthemum pattern; gilt rim, foot, and handle.
Gallery Label: 
It is part of the tea service 1940.37-45.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Augustus Van Horne Ellis
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group