Chocolate mug (one of a set of seven)

Chinese
1750–1799


Object Place: China for American Market

Dimensions

Overall: 6.4 x 10.2 x 7 x 6.4 cm (2 1/2 x 4 x 2 3/4 x 2 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1972.482

Medium or Technique

Porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Asia

Classifications

Porcelain

This cylindrical chocolate mug is white with gold bands and blue leaf decoration and squared handles. 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