Overglaze Enamel Painted "European Neo-Classical Style" Chinese Porcelain Teacup

(Late-Eighteenth Century)

One enameled Chinese-export porcelain teacup body/rim sherd with European Neo-classical style motif on both interior and exterior. The interior has two thin silver-colored lines over a thin wavy line which is possibly gilt. The overglaze painting on the interior is organically stained from the privy and it is difficult to determine the color. The exterior has famille rose colored palette with purple/pink, red and green floral decoration. The rim diameter measures to 3.5 inches.

7 Hanover Square

Manhattan, 7 Hanover Square

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