Roman Anemone Butterfly Teacup

Title

Roman Anemone Butterfly Teacup

Subject

Art
Botanical Illustration
Celia Thaxter

Description

Bucket-shaped tea cup with butterfly handle. Hand painted by Celia Thaxter in floral Roman Anemone design. Inscription Reads: Celia Thaxter, 1884. Overglazed.

Given by Celia Thaxter to a guest at the Appledore Hotel, the mother of Mrs. Alice White. Mrs. White bequeathed the china to Miss Fay Newland. Donated by Miss FAy Newland in 1972.

Anemone design probably inspired by Celia and Oscar's 1880-1881 trip to Europe.

Creator

Celia Thaxter, 1835-1894

Date

1884

Format

10.8 cm x 8.9 cm x 5.7 cm

Language

English

Type

Painted Pottery

Identifier

O-16a

Files

O-16-butterfly-teacup-roman.jpg
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Citation

Celia Thaxter, 1835-1894, “Roman Anemone Butterfly Teacup,” Vaughn Cottage, accessed July 23, 2017, http://vaughncottage.omeka.net/items/show/22.