Armorial saucer

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1740-1760

GUSN

GUSN-173049

Description

Armorial porcelain saucer with white body and painted polychrome decoration of a scene with two coats of arms surmounted by a crown and in between two naked gold men against a background of flowers and leaves. Inner rim features a border of purple flower panels with alternating pink bands in a diaper pattern.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

"THE CENTURY HOUSE GALLERIES / Guaranteed / Genuine / KNIGHTSBRIDGE. S.W.1." (printed)
"c. 1790 / Arms of / Champion / and Crespigny" (handwritten)

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

FD115

Maker

The Century House (Dealer)

Dimensions

1 1/4 (H), 5 1/4 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.1841.2

Places

China

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