C. 1770 CHINESE EXPORT ARMORIAL TEA BOWL
Circa 1770 chinese Export Armorial Tea Bowl or migh be referred to as a cup. This bowl has a monogrammed initial of M underneath the crown. This fine detailed armorial is magnificent not to mention the beautiful spearhead border on the inside of the cup/bowl. The piece has two slight hairlines. The hairlines on the cup are on the inside and outside not interferring with the crest. Their is also some slight gilt wear on the rim from being used over the years. The most important thing is that the crown itself has no wear at all. The monogrammed initial has no wear either. The measurements of the cup is 2" in height and 3 1/8" in diameter.
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