Teacup and saucer

Object Number: 
1919.11ab
Date: 
1775-1825
Medium: 
Porcelain
Dimensions: 
Overall (a: Teacup): 1 3/4 in. × 3 in. (4.4 × 7.6 cm) Overall (b: Saucer): 1 3/16 in. × 5 in. (3 × 12.7 cm)
Description: 
Porcelain "mandarin palette" teacup and saucer; each hand painted with multi-colored Chinese figures and landscape and incorporating cartouches containing flowers and landscapes; saucer has molded ribs with scalloped edges; interior rim of cup has three black bands surrounding pink wave.
Gallery Label: 
According to the donor, this cup and saucer belonged to the Kip family and was once used by George Washington.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Sarah E. Mower
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group