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Coffee cup

2006.44.1806.87 (RS97696)

Description

Chinese export porcelain coffee cup with square handle with finger rest in Rose Medallion pattern consisting of two panels of birds, flowers and butterflies, and people in a landscape scene, center features a gold circle enclosing a gold "SWG" monogram, border is a flower and butterfly design.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1867
Inscriptions
SWG (Monogram in gold paint)
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
porcelain
Object type
Food Service T&E
Places
China
Descriptive terms
Chinese export
coffee cups
Cup, Coffee
famille rose
porcelain
Dimensions
3 x 4 1/4 x 5 1/8 (HxWxD), 4 1/4 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.1806.87
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
171839

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