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Armorial teacup

2006.44.1844.1 (RS98410)

Description

Armorial porcelain handleless teacup with a white body and painted polychrome decoration of a coat-of-arms surmounted by a helment and lion and framed by orange and white foliate scrolls and a pink banner with a Latin inscription at bottom, inner rim features a link and diamond chain.

Details

Maker
The Century House (Dealer)
Date
1740-1760
Inscriptions
"THE CENTURY HOUSE GALLERIES / Guaranteed / Genuine / KNIGHTSBRIDGE.S.W.1" (printed)
"PEJUS / LETHO / FLAGITIUM"
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 1/2 (H), 2 7/8 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.1844.1
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
173054
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