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Chinese Export Cup & Saucer with New York State Arms

Chinese Export Cup & Saucer with New York State Arms


Chinese export porcelain cup and saucer, circa 1790.



Cup approximately 3½” diameter.

Saucer approximately 5” diameter.


The rim of each is bordered with a blue band edged with gold and gilt stars.


The body of each is decorated with the arms of New York State depicting the figures of Liberty and Justice flanking a cartouche with a floral sprig, and with an eagle perched above and a banner below.


The base of each is undecorated.



Examples of this pattern appear in many references, including:


Howard, “Chinese Armorial Porcelain” V.1, at page 753.


Howard, “New York and the China Trade”, at pages 87 - 94.


Mudge, “Chinese Export Porcelain for the American Trade” 2d Ed., at page 172.


Schiffer, “China for America”, at pages 40-42.


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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