Armorial teacup

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1740-1760

GUSN

GUSN-173048

Description

Armorial porcelain teacup with straight sides and loop handle. White body with painted polychrome decoration of a scene with two coats of arms surmounted by a crown and in between two naked gold men against a background of flowers and leaves. Outer rim features a border of purple flower panels with alternating pink bands in a diaper pattern.

Details

Descriptive Terms

teacups
porcelain
Chinese export
armorial (porcelain style)
Teacup

Inscription

"THE CENTURY HOUSE GALLERIES / Guaranteed / Genuine / KNIGHTS BRIDGE. S.W.1." (printed)

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

FD115

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Maker

The Century House (Dealer)

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

2 3/4 x 2 1/2 x 3 3/4 (HxWxD), 2 1/2 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.1841.1

Places

China