Armorial dinner plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1740-1750

GUSN

GUSN-172949

Description

Armorial porcelain dinner plate with painted polychrome decoration with a central design of two peacocks and flowers framed by a trefoil border. Coat of arms at top of rim consiting of a shield with three sheaves of whteat, three flower branches and birds along sides and bottom of rim and gold diaper pattern band along edge.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dinner plates
porcelain
Chinese export
armorial (porcelain style)
Plate, Dinner

Inscription

"c. 1740 / Hiaketh / [pound symbol] 5.50" (handwritten)
"Guranteed Genuine. / THE / CENTURY / HOUSE / 2 KING ST,. / ST. JAMES. S.W. 1. " (printed)

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

FD116

Maker

The Century House (Dealer)

Dimensions

1 (H), 9 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.1854

Places

China