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Soup plate

2006.44.1855 (RS98430)

Description

Porcelain soup plate with painted polychrome decoration of a dragon and bird in center surrounded by four medallions containing prawns and koi alternating with diaper patterned panels, rim features five landscape scenes and a dog holding an arrow in its mouth, gold and organge scroll and flower border. Underside of the bowl is painted with three red and blue peony tree branches.

Details

Maker
The Century House (Dealer)
Date
1700-1720
Inscriptions
"C. 1715 / Borlase / [pound sign] 7.70" (Paper label)
"Guaranteed Genuine / THE / CENTURY / HOUSE / 2 KING ST,. ST. JAMES. S.W.1." (Paper label)
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
porcelain
Object type
Food Service T&E
Places
China
Descriptive terms
armorial (porcelain style)
Chinese export
Plate, Soup
porcelain
soup plates
Dimensions
1 (H), 8 5/8 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.1855
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
172785

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