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Two-handled cup

One of a pair of small covered two-handled cups (see 65.2110a-b), each with two oval reserves with painted scenes, with women-children and cupids. Elaborately gilded on purple, black and red covers with bud finials.

Marks

Mark: underglaze blue shield, 804 incised on both, overglaze P/14.

Credit Line

Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection

Vienna, 1804

Dimensions

Height x width: 4 13/16 x 3 5/8 in., 6.4 cm (12.2 x 9.2 cm, 2 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

65.2111a-b

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain with polychrome enamels and gold

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain