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2006.44.1927 (RS98249)

Description

Armorial oval porcelain platter with a white body and painted polychrome decoration consisting of a central coat-of-arms comprising of a shield with ship, a cross, and a fist grasping a knife. Above is a standing lion and below is a banner with a Latin inscription. Surrounded by green, pink and gold foliate chain borders.

Details

Maker
Probably The Century House (Dealer)
Date
1780-1800
Inscriptions
"SIC NARRAVERE BARDI" (Painted Latin insciption below coat-of-arms)
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
Platter
platters
porcelain
Dimensions
1 x 7 3/4 x 6 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.1927
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
173333

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