Teacup

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

ca. 1760

GUSN

GUSN-172879

Description

Armorial porcelain handleless teacup with a white body and painted blue and gold decoration of dots and foliage bunches, coat-of-arms features two birds holding a branch enclosed within three circles of dots, lines and swags.

Details

Descriptive Terms

teacups
porcelain
Chinese export
armorial (porcelain style)
Teacup

Inscription

"c. 1760 / Finn / Tea Cup & Saucer / [pound symbol] 2.20" (handwritten)

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

FD115

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

1 7/8 (H), 3 1/2 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.1846.1

Places

China