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Armorial teacup

2006.44.1849.1 (RS98422)

Description

Armorial porcelain teacup with straight sides, loop handle with finger rest and foot ring. Front features a painted polychrome coat-of-arms consisting of a shield with a rearing lion, above is a man holding a rod, and above and below are pink banners with Latin inscription. Gold script monogram "WS" below. Blue and gold bands around the exterior rim of cup.

Details

Maker
The Century House (Dealer)
Date
ca. 1790
Inscriptions
"THE CENTURY HOUSE GALLERIES / Guaranteed / Genuine / 100 / KNIGHTSBRIDGE.S.W.1" (printed)
"VIRTUS / QUEM DEUS CONSERVAT / WS"
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 3/4 x 2 5/8 x 3 3/4 (HxWxD), 2 5/8 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.1849.1
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
173010
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