Armorial teacup

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1750-1770

GUSN

GUSN-172791

Description

Round handleless armorial porcelain teacup with polychrome painted coat of arms on each side depicting a shield with three birds, gold chain border on outer rim.

Details

Descriptive Terms

teacups
porcelain
Chinese export
armorial (porcelain style)
Teacup

Inscription

"Guaranteed Genuine. / THE / CENTURY / HOUSE / 2 KING ST,. ST. JAMES. S.W.1." (printed)

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Maker

The Century House (Dealer)

Dimensions

2 1/2 (H), 2 1/2 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.1891.1

Places

China

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