Soup plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1700-1720

GUSN

GUSN-172785

Description

Porcelain soup plate with painted polychrome decoration of a dragon and bird in center surrounded by four medallions containing prawns and koi alternating with diaper patterned panels, rim features five landscape scenes and a dog holding an arrow in its mouth, gold and organge scroll and flower border. Underside of the bowl is painted with three red and blue peony tree branches.

Details

Descriptive Terms

soup plates
porcelain
Chinese export
armorial (porcelain style)
Plate, Soup

Inscription

"C. 1715 / Borlase / [pound sign] 7.70" (Paper label)
"Guaranteed Genuine / THE / CENTURY / HOUSE / 2 KING ST,. ST. JAMES. S.W.1." (Paper label)

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

FD116

Maker

The Century House (Dealer)

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

1 (H), 8 5/8 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.1855

Places

China