Armorial teacup

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1800-1820

GUSN

GUSN-173031

Description

Armorial porcelain handleless teacup with foot ring. White body with blue, gold and black painted decoration of a shield with a gold monogram "EMJ", above is an animal face between two wings, all framed by gold and blue cloth swags with tassels, alternating blue and gold diamonds around outer rim and blue band with gold stars on inner rim.

Details

Descriptive Terms

teacups
porcelain
Chinese export
armorial (porcelain style)
Teacup

Inscription

"EMJ" (Painted gold monogram)

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

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

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.1847.1

Places

China