Armorial teacup

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1740-1760

GUSN

GUSN-173054

Description

Armorial porcelain handleless teacup with a white body and painted polychrome decoration of a coat-of-arms surmounted by a helment and lion and framed by orange and white foliate scrolls and a pink banner with a Latin inscription at bottom, inner rim features a link and diamond chain.

Details

Descriptive Terms

teacups
porcelain
Chinese export
armorial (porcelain style)
Teacup

Inscription

"THE CENTURY HOUSE GALLERIES / Guaranteed / Genuine / KNIGHTSBRIDGE.S.W.1" (printed)
"PEJUS / LETHO / FLAGITIUM"

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

FD115

Maker

The Century House (Dealer)

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.1844.1

Places

China

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