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Armorial teacup

2006.44.1840.1 (RS98402)

Description

Armorial porcelain handleless teacup with straight sides and foot ring. White body with painted polychrome decoration consisting of a coat-of-arms on front with an oval gold shield and a standing lion in center, gold lion at top, all framed with foliate scrolls and flowers, outer rim of cup features a gold trefoil border.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1740-1760
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
2006.44.1840.1
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
173045
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