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Armorial teacup

2006.44.1845.1 (RS98412)

Description

Armorial porcelain handleless teacup with scalloped shaped rim and foot ring. White body with painted blue and gold decoration with a coat-of-arms of two facing birds holding a circle of flowers enclosed within a cirlce with blue and gold borders, alternating blue flowers and gold X shapes around outer rim and blue diamonds and dots along inner rim.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1770-1800
Inscriptions
"c. 1750 / Sayer / [pound symbol] 2.2.0" (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 7/8 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.1845.1
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
173025
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