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Description

White porcelain cup decorated with armorial motif and flowered garland. Decoration includes a shield divided by a chevron, two bull heads above the chevron and one below. At the top of the shield are four trees in front of a unicorn. The shield has a sprig of green leaves on the left and pink flowers on the right. Cup is broken so can not comment on shape. Does not appear to have a handle.

Details

Maker
The Century House (Retailer)
Date
1750-1770
Inscriptions
"Guaranteed Genuine / THE / CENTURY / HOUSE / 2 KING ST,. ST. JAMES, S.W.1." (Printed label on underside of cup)
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
porcelain
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
armorial (porcelain style)
Cup
cups
porcelain
Accession Number
2006.44.1882.1
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
187774

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