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Armorial saucer

2006.44.1882.2 (RS98461)

Description

Armorial porcelain saucer with white body and painted polychrome decoration consisting of a central coat-of-arms of a horseshoe shaped cartouche with three bulls heads, a unicorn behind a tree at top, surrounded by an alternating chain of green and gold buds and floral swags along rim.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1750-1770
Inscriptions
"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
porcelain
Saucer
saucers (plates)
Dimensions
1 1/8 (H), 4 3/4 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.1882.2
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
173033

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