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Teacup

2006.44.1846.1 (RS98414)

Description

Armorial porcelain handleless teacup with a white body and painted blue and gold decoration of dots and foliage bunches, coat-of-arms features two birds holding a branch enclosed within three circles of dots, lines and swags.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1760
Inscriptions
"c. 1760 / Finn / Tea Cup & Saucer / [pound symbol] 2.20" (handwritten)
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
1 7/8 (H), 3 1/2 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.1846.1
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
172879

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