Armorial teacup

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1770-1800

GUSN

GUSN-173025

Description

Armorial porcelain handleless teacup with scalloped shaped rim and foot ring. White body with painted blue and gold decoration with a coat-of-arms of two facing birds holding a circle of flowers enclosed within a cirlce with blue and gold borders, alternating blue flowers and gold X shapes around outer rim and blue diamonds and dots along inner rim.

Details

Descriptive Terms

teacups
porcelain
Chinese export
armorial (porcelain style)
Teacup

Inscription

"c. 1750 / Sayer / [pound symbol] 2.2.0" (handwritten)

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

FD115

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Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.1845.1

Places

China