Teacup and Saucer with Enameled Floral Decoration

Object Name: 
Teacup and Saucer with Enameled Floral Decoration

Notice of Upcoming Content and Access Change

The Museum is working on the future of our online collections access, which will be incrementally released over time. On November 1, 2022, “My Collection” sets will be discontinued and no longer available. If you have “My Collection” sets you wish to preserve, we encourage you to print the sets, save as a PDF, or otherwise make your own copies of important information for your future reference.

What is AAT?

The Art & Architecture Thesaurus (AAT) (r) is a structured vocabulary for generic concepts related to art and architecture. It was developed by The Getty Research Institute to help research institutions become consistent in the terminology they use.Learn More

Object Name: 
Teacup and Saucer with Enameled Floral Decoration
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
74.3.166
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 4.1 cm; Rim Diam: 7.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1750-1800
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. Jerome Strauss
Primary Description: 
Opalescent white non-lead glass; blown, enameled. (a) Circular shape, with rounded sides and everted lip; black and yellow enameled decoration, with a border of black and yellow elements below the rim, and two formal floral sprays on the sides; enameled stylized black and yellow flower inside; trailed foot ring; concave base with tiny colorless pontil scar; semicircular paper label, printed "H.R.P. LOMAX." in red and inscribed "427/2" in brown ink; inscribed "S1983" in green paint. (b) Shallow, circular shape, with rounded, upturned sides; enameled decoration inside, matching that on (a); trailed foot ring; rough pontil mark; label matching that on (a); same inscribed number in green.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss, Jerome (1893-1978), Source
H. R. P. Lomas, Former Collection
Category: 
Glass Through the Ages (1st Ed.) (1948) pl. 23b, 37b; BIB# 18668