Teacup

Object Number: 
1939.470
Date: 
ca. 1835
Medium: 
ceramic
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/8 x 4 3/8 x 3 5/8 in. ( 5.4 x 11.1 x 9.2 cm )
Description: 
Porcelain teacup with broad border of salmon-colored enamel with outlining and accents in gilding; enamel borders are crossed by curving diaper-patterned bands of gilding.
Gallery Label: 
This cup belonged to Janet Livingston (1743-1828), wife of General Richard Montgomery (1738-1775); see Anthology of British teapots/ teacups for more information.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. William D. Bloodgood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group