Violet Butterfly Teacup

Title

Violet Butterfly Teacup

Subject

Art
Botanical Illustration
Celia Thaxter

Description

Bucket shaped tea cup with butterfly handle and violet design. Hand painted by Celia Thaxter. Inscription reads: Celia Thaxter, 1888.

Donated by Nora (Mrs. Edward) Wendell in 1963.

Teacup made in Pr. France by CFH.

Creator

Celia Thaxter, 1835-1894

Date

1888

Format

10.8 cm x 8.9 cm x 5.7 cm

Language

English

Type

Painted Pottery

Identifier

O-23a

Files

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Citation

Celia Thaxter, 1835-1894, “Violet Butterfly Teacup,” Vaughn Cottage, accessed November 23, 2017, http://vaughncottage.omeka.net/items/show/26.