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Armorial teacup

2006.44.1841.1 (RS98404)

Description

Armorial porcelain teacup with straight sides and loop handle. White body with painted polychrome decoration of a scene with two coats of arms surmounted by a crown and in between two naked gold men against a background of flowers and leaves. Outer rim features a border of purple flower panels with alternating pink bands in a diaper pattern.

Details

Maker
The Century House (Dealer)
Date
1740-1760
Inscriptions
"THE CENTURY HOUSE GALLERIES / Guaranteed / Genuine / KNIGHTS BRIDGE. 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 3/4 x 2 1/2 x 3 3/4 (HxWxD), 2 1/2 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.1841.1
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
173048
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