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Cup and saucer

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Cup has curved sides & flaring baseband. Molded scroll handle with double leaf joining at rim. Gold line & design of leaves at rim, seated goddess in yellow skirt with temple in background. Saucer has similar decoration at rim, in center yellow draped female walking toward architectural...

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Provenance

By 1941, the Winfield Foundation; 1951, gift of the Winfield Foundation to the MFA.

Credit Line

The Helena Woolworth McCann Collection—Gift of the Winfield Foundation

about 1790

Object Place

Italy

Dimensions

6.03 cm (2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

51.767a-b

Medium or Technique

Porcelain

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain