Exportware Teacup


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Artifact Identification Exportware Teacup   (1967.03.0004)
  1. Materials T&E
  2. :
  3. Food Service T&E
  4. :
  5. Drinking Vessels
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date Reign of Kang Hsi (1662–1722), Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), 1662–1715
Culture Chinese
Location On Exhibitin the East Asia exhibit

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Diameter) 8.1 cm
Dimension 2 (Height) 7.2 cm
Dimension 3 (N/A) N/A
Weight 96 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Ceramic--Porcelain, Pigment--Glaze
Manufacturing Processes Throwing, Firing, Glazing, Painting, Incising
Munsell Color Information Very Pale Blue (2.5PB 9/2) -glaze Yellowish Gray (2.5Y 8.5/2) -floral pattern decoration

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A
Comparanda N/A

Auction and exhibit mentioned in 2 uncredited magazine articles (on file under acc. group 1967.01-3) and Coin World (30 Nov. 1966, p.3), "Exhibit To Spotlight Treasure Found In Sunken Ships Off Florida's Coast" (also on file under acc. group). Also on file in same place is photocopy of catalog from Schulman Coin and Mint sale of artifacts from the same find.

Artifact History

Archaeological Data

This Chinese piece was recovered in 1965 off the coast of Florida near Cape Kennedy (Canaveral) at the site of a sunken Spanish galleon dated 1715. - Acc. Card

Credit Line/Dedication Purchase
Reproduction no
Reproduction Information N/A

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