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Shrimp dish

2006.44.3022 (RS97424)

Description

Porcelain shrimp dish decorated in green and gilt Bird and Scared Flower pattern. Decorations include flowers, birds, butterflies, and, in the center, in brown, an armorial motif with a hand holding a sword that is run through the head of a boar. An oval border surronds the armorial motif with the motto in Latin 'AUDENTIOR ITO'.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1891
Inscriptions
AUDENTIOR ITO (Oval boarder surrounding central armorial motif)
Location of origin
China
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
9 3/8 x 1 5/8 (WxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.3022
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
175084

Wallpaper Details

Pattern Name
BIRD AND SACRED FLOWER

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