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Date Made:1750-1760
Type:Food Service
Materials:ceramic: hard paste porcelain, overglaze polychrome enamels, gilding
Place Made:China
Measurements:overall: 4 1/2 in.; 11.43 cm
Accession Number:  HD 07-W.2
Museum Collection:  Historic Deerfield

Chinese export porcelain saucer and cup (HD 07-W.1) decorated in rose, green, white, black, blue, and iron red enamels and gilding with the arms of Perceval impaling Cecil and motto "Sub Cruce Candida" in the center, and a double iron-red edged gilt chain around the rim and C-shaped handle. Made for John Perceval, the second Earl of Egmont of whom Walpole said in 1748: "He was never known to laugh, though he was indeed seen to smile and that was at chess." He married Catherine Cecil d

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