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Coffee cup (one of a set of five)

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This cup 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 8.25 cm (2 1/2 x 4 x 3 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1972.495

Medium or Technique

Porcelain

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain