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Coffee cup

Object Number: 
1952.118f
Date: 
ca. 1800
Medium: 
Porcelain
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 5/8 x 3 1/4 x 2 1/4 in. ( 6.7 x 8.3 x 5.7 cm )
Description: 
Coffe cup with spurred handle and gilded thumb rest; central encre de chine image of a three masted ship with furled sails and two American flags; floating on green water; the border on the shoulders is composed of a purple wavy dotted line with floral sprays.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group