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Armorial tea bowl

2006.44.1875 (RS98447)

Description

Armorial porcelain handleless tea bowl with foot ring. White body and painted polychrome deocration consisting of two coat-of-arms of gold shields with two blue lions surrounded by scrolls and flowers and green face at top, gold and red trefoil border along inner rim of bowl.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1740-1750
Inscriptions
"c. 1745 / Dickinson / [pound symbol] 2.2.0" (handwritten)
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
porcelain
Object type
Food Service T&E
Places
China
Descriptive terms
armorial (porcelain style)
Bowl, Tea
Chinese export
porcelain
tea bowls
Dimensions
2 (H), 4 1/8 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.1875
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
173021

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