Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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coffee cup
  • China
  • coffee cup, circa 1750–1775, Qing dynasty (1644–1911)
  • Where object was made: China
  • porcelain
  • Object Height/Diameter: 6.4 x 8.3 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 2 1/2 x 3 1/4 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.1772

Porcelain coffee cup with small, plain handle. It has straight sides. There is a border of a narrow band and a small, scalloped band (both in red), around the outside of the rim. There are flowers in enamel, scattered over the outside of the cup.