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Tea Bowl

Porcelain tea bowl and a plate with an enamel pattern depicting a white unicorn and a blue bull flanking coat of arms and standing on a ribbon with a "FOY POUR DEVOIR" motto.
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  • Porcelain tea bowl and a plate with an enamel pattern depicting a white unicorn and a blue bull flanking coat of arms and standing on a ribbon with a "FOY POUR DEVOIR" motto.

Date:

c. 1750

Artist:

China

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Applied Arts of Europe

Title

Tea Bowl

Place

Jingdezhen (Object made in)

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Made 1745–1755

Medium

Hard-paste porcelain with polychrome enamels and gilding

Inscriptions

Motto: FOY POUR DEVOIR and supporters

Dimensions

Cup: 2.7 × 7.9 cm (1 1/16 × 3 1/8 in.); Saucer: 1.8 × 12.2 cm (7/8 × 4 13/16 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of The Winfield Foundation

Reference Number

1956.195a-b

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