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American Decorative Arts

Tea Cup and Saucer

1800–1840

Cobalt-blue glaze, gilt, green, and red enamel-decorated porcelain

2 1/2 in. (6.4 cm)
other: 5 1/8 in. (13 cm)
Bequest of Doris M. Brixey
1984.32.44
Geography: 
Made in China
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Richard DeWolfe Brixey (1880-1943); by descent to his daughter Doris M. Brixey. Bequest in 1984 to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 1984,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin 39, no. 3 (Winter 1986): 72.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.