Armorial teacup

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1740-1760

GUSN

GUSN-173045

Description

Armorial porcelain handleless teacup with straight sides and foot ring. White body with painted polychrome decoration consisting of a coat-of-arms on front with an oval gold shield and a standing lion in center, gold lion at top, all framed with foliate scrolls and flowers, outer rim of cup features a gold trefoil border.

Details

Descriptive Terms

teacups
porcelain
Chinese export
armorial (porcelain style)
Teacup

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

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.1840.1

Places

China