Cup

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1750-1770

GUSN

GUSN-187774

Description

White porcelain cup decorated with armorial motif and flowered garland. Decoration includes a shield divided by a chevron, two bull heads above the chevron and one below. At the top of the shield are four trees in front of a unicorn. The shield has a sprig of green leaves on the left and pink flowers on the right. Cup is broken so can not comment on shape. Does not appear to have a handle.

Details

Descriptive Terms

cups
porcelain
armorial (porcelain style)
Cup

Inscription

"Guaranteed Genuine / THE / CENTURY / HOUSE / 2 KING ST,. ST. JAMES, S.W.1." (Printed label on underside of cup)

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

FD119

Maker

The Century House (Retailer)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.1882.1