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Dinner plate

2006.44.1929 (RS98252)

Description

Armorial porcelain dinner plate with painted polychrome decoration comprising of a central coat-of-arms of a shield with a boar, two stars and a crescent, framed by a chain of flowers, above is a boar and below is a banner with a Latin inscription. blue flower and diaper design borders with gold stars and details.

Details

Maker
The Century House (Dealer)
Date
1780-1790
Inscriptions
"THE CENTURY HOUSE GALLERIES / KNIGHTSBRIDGE. S.W.1 / Guaranteed / Genuine" (printed)
"made circa 1785 / for Lewis de Teissier / of Woodcots Park, co. / Surrey, born in 1736" (handwritten)
"SIT ORDO IN OMNIBUS" (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
dinner plates
Plate, Dinner
porcelain
Dimensions
1 (H), 9 1/2 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.1929
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
173379

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