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Armorial saucer

2006.44.1841.2 (RS98405)

Description

Armorial porcelain saucer with white body and painted polychrome decoration of a scene with two coats of arms surmounted by a crown and in between two naked gold men against a background of flowers and leaves. Inner rim features a border of purple flower panels with alternating pink bands in a diaper pattern.

Details

Maker
The Century House (Dealer)
Date
1740-1760
Inscriptions
"THE CENTURY HOUSE GALLERIES / Guaranteed / Genuine / KNIGHTSBRIDGE. S.W.1." (printed)
"c. 1790 / Arms of / Champion / and Crespigny" (handwritten)
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 1/4 (H), 5 1/4 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.1841.2
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
173049
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