Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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cup and saucer
  • Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory
    active 1756–present
  • cup and saucer, 1881–1889
  • Where object was made: France
  • porcelain
  • Object Height/Width: cup: 4.6 x 9.5 cm
    Object Height/Width: cup: 1 3/4 x 3 3/4 in
    Object Diameter: saucer: 12.3 cm
    Object Diameter: saucer: 4 13/16 in
  • Gift from The Frank P. and Harriet C. Burnap Collection
  • Not on display
  • 1937.0039.a,b
Label Text

Porcelain, white glazed teacup and saucer. The teacup has a double bowl. The outside of the cup is perforated around the bottom of the cup. The inside of the cup has no perforations. There is some gold decoration on the perforations. There is a thin band of gold above the perforations, with a band of gold dots above that and another thin band of gold above the dots. There is also a band of gold around the rim of the cup. The cup's handle is ear-shaped with bands of gold. The saucer has a band of perforations around the border which have gold accents. The rim of the saucer is gold. There is a band of gold around the foot of the saucer.