Armorial saucer

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1740-1760

GUSN

GUSN-173051

Description

Armorial porcelain saucer with a white body and painted polychrome decoration consisting of a coat-of-arms featuring a shield with two lions and a smaller shield in center surmounted by a helmet with a hand and dagger, below is a banner with a Latin inscription. Inner rim features a blue curtain swag border with gold tassels.\n

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

"c. 1745 / Arms of / Hendrick" (handwritten)
"MENS*CONSCIA*RECTI"

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

FD115

Related Items

Title Armorial teacup Accession Number 2006.44.1842.1

Maker

The Century House (Dealer)

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

1 1/4 (H), 5 1/2 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.1842.2

Places

China