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Armorial dinner plate

2006.44.1854 (RS98429)

Description

Armorial porcelain dinner plate with painted polychrome decoration with a central design of two peacocks and flowers framed by a trefoil border. Coat of arms at top of rim consiting of a shield with three sheaves of whteat, three flower branches and birds along sides and bottom of rim and gold diaper pattern band along edge.

Details

Maker
The Century House (Dealer)
Date
1740-1750
Inscriptions
"c. 1740 / Hiaketh / [pound symbol] 5.50" (handwritten)
"Guranteed 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 (H), 9 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.1854
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
172949

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