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Coffee cup

1943.615 (RS33566)

Description

Standing cup with ear-shaped handle with gadrooned spine and traces of gilt decoration; border: gold and blue enamel bands and gold loop chain over orange band; gilt cipher "GWA" on shield draped in blue and gold mantel with ribbon and tassles; pair of doves perched on bar hold gold branch in their beaks; whole image ringed in 16 gilt stars.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1790-1810
Inscriptions
Cipher on body: ""GWA"".
Location of origin
China
Material
enameling
gilding
painting (coating)
porcelain
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
Chinese export
Chinese Export
coffee cups
crests (motifs)
CUP, COFFEE
Enameled
enameling
Family Crest
Gilded
gilding
Painted
painting (coating)
porcelain
Porcelain
Dimensions
2.5 (H), 2.5 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1943.615
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Helen Pettes
GUSN
3564
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