Armorial saucer

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1750-1770

GUSN

GUSN-173033

Description

Armorial porcelain saucer with white body and painted polychrome decoration consisting of a central coat-of-arms of a horseshoe shaped cartouche with three bulls heads, a unicorn behind a tree at top, surrounded by an alternating chain of green and gold buds and floral swags along rim.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

"Guaranteed Genuine / THE / CENTURY / HOUSE / 2 KING ST,. ST. JAMES. S.W.1." (printed)

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

FD119

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

1 1/8 (H), 4 3/4 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.1882.2

Places

China