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Sugar bowl

2006.44.3024.2 (RS97426)

Description

Porcelain sugar bowl decorated with Worcester coat of arms. Decoration has a shield in quarters. Top left is white with a black border on right and bottom and black stripe in middle. Two black pears above stripe and one black pear below. Top right and lower left quarters are red. Bottom right quarter is black. Center of shield is a castle. Shield is inside a wreath with two branches. Right branch has long pointed leaves. Left branch has rounded leaves and red berries. A ribbon with the motto in Latin ties the branches of the wreath "Civitas in bello in pace fidelis" (City faithful in war and peace). Below is the word Worcester. Textured to look like a barrel.

Details

Maker
Worcester Royal Porcelain Co., Ltd. (Manufacturer)
Inscriptions
"ROYAL WORCESTER ENGLAND" (Black pottery mark with circle and crown)
"232 / G" (Black mark with horizontal line separating)
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
porcelain
Object type
Food Service T&E
Places
Worcester (Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom)
Descriptive terms
armorial (porcelain style)
Bowl, Sugar
porcelain
sugar bowls
Dimensions
2 x 3 1/2 x 2 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.3024.2
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
174507

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