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Covered Cup Cup, late 18th century

This is a cup. It is dated late 18th century and we acquired it in 1926. Its medium is porcelain, gold. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was bequest of Mrs. John Innes Kane. It is credited Bequest of Mrs. John Innes Kane.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 9 x 9 x 7.7 cm (3 9/16 x 3 9/16 x 3 1/16 in.)

It has the following markings

none

It is inscribed

Front of cup: [1] cursive "PSS" monogram, painted (?)

Cite this object as

Covered Cup Cup, late 18th century; China (for export); porcelain, gold; H x W x D: 9 x 9 x 7.7 cm (3 9/16 x 3 9/16 x 3 1/16 in.); Bequest of Mrs. John Innes Kane; 1926-22-142-a,b

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