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Armorial tea bowl

2006.44.1828.1 (RS98385)

Description

Armorial porcelain tea bowl with foot ring. White body with painted polychrome decoration consisting of a coat-of-arms with a shield in four sections with boars and stars and chevrons. Shield is flanked by two winged horses and surmounted by a globe with wings and gold foliate scrolls. Inner rim features a gold wave border.

Details

Maker
The Century House (Dealer)
Date
1740-1760
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)
Bowl, Tea
Chinese export
porcelain
tea bowls
Dimensions
1 1/4 (H), 2 7/8 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.1828.1
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
173079
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