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Chinese Export Armorial Cup & Saucer – Tyndall #2

Chinese Export Armorial Cup & Saucer – Tyndall #2


Chinese export porcelain plate, circa 1760.


Dimensions: The cup is approximately 3⅝” in diameter x 2” high.
                        The saucer is approximately 4¾” in diameter.


The edge of the saucer gilded.


The rim is decorated with gilt chain border.


The center is decorated with a coat of arms and crest.


The reverse is undecorated.


The cup also has a gilded edge and a chain border on the interior rim.


The front of the cup bears the coat of arms and crest, and the back is decorated with a floral spray.

The base of the cup is undecorated.


The service is illustrated and discussed in Howard, “Chinese Armorial Porcelain”, Vol. 1., at p. 572.


Howard believes that the service was produced for Thomas Tyndall. The family resided at Royal Fort House (formerly Fort Royal) in Tyndalls Park in Bristol and was engaged in the West Indian sugar trade, sugar refining, and banking. The former home is now owned by the University of Bristol.


Condition: In excellent condition consistent with age and usage. Please examine the photos; they are part of the description.


Please note, I do NOT issue partial refunds. If you believe that my description is not accurate, I will refund your purchase price upon receipt of the item in the same condition as it was sent under the terms of the return policy in this listing.


I also do not ship to post office boxes.

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