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

(Late-Eighteenth Century)

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

7 Hanover Square

Manhattan, 7 Hanover Square

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