- Museum number
Cup; porcelain; with foot; scalloped rim edge; gilded round foot-rim and on broad decorative border with feathery scroll and flower pattern and two oval reserves containing monogram; rest of body and foot painted in enamel blue; hollow foot.
- Production date
- 1780-1800 (circa)
Diameter: 5.10 centimetres (max)
Height: 3.90 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- In Ottoman Turkey and the surrounding countries, when drinking hot beverages from a glass or porcelain cup, the vessel rested on a ornamental cup-holder, called a 'Zarf'. These were typically of metalware, but this example is of porcelain. The monogram FG has not been identified.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
- Registration number