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Armorial tea bowl

Description

Armorial porcelain tea bowl with foot ring with a white body and painted polychrome decoration with two coat-of-arms, one with an asymmetrical cartouche with three birds surmounted by a helmet with a bird with splayed wings, the other is an asymmetrical cartouche with three white roses on a blue ground surmounted by a helmet. Inner rim has a gold trefoil chain border.

Details

Maker
The Century House (Dealer)
Date
ca. 1750
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
2 (H), 3 5/8 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.1827.1
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
173083
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