Armorial soup plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1790-1810

GUSN

GUSN-172784

Description

Armorial porcelain soup plate with center medallion enclosing a sepia landscape and harbor scene surmounted by a blue spade shaped shield with monogram in gold. Blue and red c-scroll band and gold star border.

Details

Descriptive Terms

soup plates
porcelain
armorial (porcelain style)
Plate, Soup

Inscription

"G C" (Monogram)
"Guaranteed Genuine / THE CENTURY HOUSE / 2 KING ST. ST. JAMES. S.W. 1." (Paper label affixed to base)

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Maker

The Century House (Dealer)

Dimensions

1 1/4 (H), 6 1/8 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.1883

Places

China