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Armorial teacup

2006.44.1891.1 (RS98161)

Description

Round handleless armorial porcelain teacup with polychrome painted coat of arms on each side depicting a shield with three birds, gold chain border on outer rim.

Details

Maker
The Century House (Dealer)
Date
1750-1770
Inscriptions
"Guaranteed Genuine. / THE / CENTURY / HOUSE / 2 KING ST,. ST. JAMES. S.W.1." (printed)
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
porcelain
Object type
Food Service T&E
Places
China
Descriptive terms
armorial (porcelain style)
Chinese export
porcelain
Teacup
teacups
Dimensions
2 1/2 (H), 2 1/2 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.1891.1
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
172791
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