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Chocolate mug (one of a set of six)

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This cylindrical chocolate mug is white with gold bands and a blue leaf decoration and has a curved handle. Part of a Chinese and English porcelain tea service 1972.481-501, 1972.560-563, 1972.604-612.

Provenance

Probably descended in the Derby and West families of Salem, MA; to Richard Edwards; 1972, gift of Richard Edwards to the MFA. (Accession date: June 7, 1972)

Credit Line

Gift of Richard Edwards

Chinese, 1750–1799

Object Place

England

Dimensions

6.35 x 10.16 x 6.35 cm (2 1/2 x 4 x 2 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1972.492

Medium or Technique

Porcelain

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain