Armorial saucer

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1770-1800

GUSN

GUSN-173027

Description

Armorial porcelain saucer with shaped rim. White body with painted blue and gold decoration with coat-of-arms in center of two facing birds holding a circle of flowers enclosed within in a circle with blue and gold borders surrounded by a border of alternating blue flowers and gold sprays, alternating blue diamonds and dots along inner rim.

Details

Descriptive Terms

saucers (plates)
porcelain
Chinese export
armorial (porcelain style)
Saucer

Inscription

"10-" (handwritten)

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

FD115

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

1 1/8 (H), 5 1/2 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.1845.2

Places

China

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