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Armorial saucer

2006.44.1843.2 (RS98409)

Description

Armorial porcelain saucer with a white body and painted polychrome decoration consisting of a coat-of-arms with a gold shield with a dragon and a white bird at top framed with gold foliate scrolls and flowers. Two Asian men in exterior landscapes flank either side of the coat-of-arms. Gold diamond and link border on inner rim.\n

Details

Maker
The Century House (Dealer)
Date
1750-1770
Inscriptions
"Guaranteed Genuine / THE / CENTURY / HOUSE / 2 KING ST,. ST. JAMES. S.W.1" (printed)
"c. 1760 / Beckford / Cup + Saucer / 30 /" (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
2006.44.1843.2
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
173053
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