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Armorial dinner plate

2006.44.1856.1 (RS98431)

Description

Armorial porcelain dinner plate with painted polychrome decoration consisting of a central four lobed medallion with a scene of a building next to a body of water, rim features two panels with harbor scenes, a splayed eagle with a black bird on its chest, and a coat-of-arms with a shield with three red crescents and a bird within a gold foliate scroll border.\n

Details

Maker
The Century House (Dealer)
Date
ca. 1750
Inscriptions
"c. 1750 / Pole / Paid / [pound symbol] 12.12.0" (handwritten)
"Guaranteed Genuine. / THE / CENTURY / HOUSE / 2 KING ST,. ST. JAMES.S.W.1." (printed)
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
dinner plates
Plate, Dinner
porcelain
Dimensions
1 1/8 (H), 9 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.1856.1
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
172891
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