Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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cup and saucer
  • China
  • cup and saucer, circa 1770–1790, Qing dynasty (1644–1911)
  • Where object was made: China
  • ceramic
  • Gift from The Frank P. and Harriet C. Burnap Collection
  • Not on display
  • 1937.0036.a,b
Description

Fluted cup and saucer with scalloped edges. They are bordered in a rose colored diaper pattern. There are medallions on either side of the cup and in the center of the saucer. The medallions have clusters of flowers edged with a scroll design in red and surrounded by floral sprays. Colors used are purple, rose, green and yellow. The cup does not have a handle.