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Soup plate

2006.44.1928.1 (RS98250)

Description

Armorial porcelain soup plate with painted polychrome decoration comprising of a central landscape scene with mountains, cows, a house and a bridge. Rim features a splayed bird at top, two sprays of gold flowers at sides, and a coat-of-arms at bottom of a blue cartouche with three fleur de lis framed with gold scrollwork and a red cloth with gold tassels and a helmet at top.

Details

Maker
The Century House (Dealer)
Date
ca. 1740
Inscriptions
"Guaranteed Genuine / THE / CENTURY / HOUSE / 2 KING ST,. ST. JAMES. S.W.1." (printed)
"c. 1740 / Burgh / of Borough / Pair / [pound symbol] 4.40" (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
Plate, Soup
porcelain
soup plates
Dimensions
1 1/2 (H), 8 3/4 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.1928.1
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
173338
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