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Coffee cup

Description

TEA SERVICE: Border: navy blue enamel band with gold stars, secondary border: blue band with gold loop chain; cipher "CF" in blue enamel oval with gold stars and edged in gold points. COFFEE CUPS: Straight-sided with secondary border on interior; simple ear-shaped handle with gold thumbgrip; cipher opposite handle.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1790-1810
Inscriptions
Cipher in oval: ""CF"" [for Clarissa Fowler of Danvers].
Location of origin
China
Associated Building
Used At Samuel Fowler House.
Material
enameling
gilding
painting (coating)
porcelain
Object type
Food Service T&E
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Chinese export
Chinese Export
coffee cups
CUP, COFFEE
Enameled
enameling
Gilded
gilding
Painted
painting (coating)
porcelain
Porcelain
Dimensions
3 (H), 2.75 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1934.2978.7
GUSN
7176
Reference Notes
------------. Choice Sortment, cat. 30.. [No Publisher].

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