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

Related Items

Title Armorial teacup Accession Number 2006.44.1841.1

Maker

The Century House (Dealer)

Object Type

Food Service T&E

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