Armorial tea bowl

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1740-1750

GUSN

GUSN-173021

Description

Armorial porcelain handleless tea bowl with foot ring. White body and painted polychrome deocration consisting of two coat-of-arms of gold shields with two blue lions surrounded by scrolls and flowers and green face at top, gold and red trefoil border along inner rim of bowl.

Details

Descriptive Terms

tea bowls
porcelain
Chinese export
armorial (porcelain style)
Bowl, Tea

Inscription

"c. 1745 / Dickinson / [pound symbol] 2.2.0" (handwritten)

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

FD119

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.1875

Places

China