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CUP

Made by: A. Heer (Artist)


About this object

On the front of the cup is painted a psuedo-classical scene in a rectangular panel. It shows a woman giving a horse a drink while a man steps out of a cloud borne chariot. The rest of the cup is a raspberry color with horizontal patterns in brown, white and gold. The scene is edge with a border of gold dots. It has a square handle.

Object name:
CUP
Made from:
Hard paste porcelain
Made in:
Vienna, Austria
Date made:
1800
Size:
5.9 x 6 cm (2 5/16 x 2 3/8 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
26.8.1
Class:
CERAMICS
Signature marks:
MARK beehive mark in blue for Vienna Factory [underneath] SIGNIATURE A. Heer (on front panel lower right corner)
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973