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Tea bowl and Saucer

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Hard-paste porcelain, "dry" blue enamel and gold edges, probably painted in London; oval medallion on cup exterior and saucer center with script initials RM, pendant from bow, crossed branches below; floral sprig on reverse, husk borders. Unmarked.

Credit Line

Bequest of Janet M. Wolfson

Chinese export, late 18th century

Object Place

China for export

Dimensions

3.3 cm (1 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

1982.108a-b

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain