Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • China
  • saucer, circa 1800, Qing dynasty (1644–1911)
  • Where object was made: China
  • porcelain
  • Object Diameter: 8.9 cm
    Object Diameter: 3 1/2 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.1762.d

Three porcelain saucers with a narrow band of gilt around the rim followed on inside by a wavy band of blue, red and dotted blue. About and inch from this border is a feathery band of blue and gold. There is are the initials, A.A., done in gilt in the center of each saucer. These initials are encircled by a blue and gilt design. The cup has matching decoration to the saucers. The tea bowl has one small blue rose painted on one side.