American Market Pseudo-Armorial Chinese Export Mug or Cann
Century Chinese export famille rose porcelain mug or cann, circa 1790.
Dimensions: Approximately 3 ¼” tall.
Rim is decorated with a blue enamel gilt bordered band containing gold stars.
Body is decorated with a pseudo-armorial shield containing a flower and surrounded by floral swags. There is a dove crest.
It has intertwined rope handles.
The foot is bordered with blue lozenges.
The blue and gold star border is typical of pieces made for the American market.
Condition: Minor rubbing to border enamels, otherwise in excellent condition consistent with age and usage.