Armorial tea bowl

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1740-1760

GUSN

GUSN-173079

Description

Armorial porcelain tea bowl with foot ring. White body with painted polychrome decoration consisting of a coat-of-arms with a shield in four sections with boars and stars and chevrons. Shield is flanked by two winged horses and surmounted by a globe with wings and gold foliate scrolls. Inner rim features a gold wave border.

Details

Descriptive Terms

tea bowls
porcelain
Chinese export
armorial (porcelain style)
Bowl, Tea

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

FD109

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Maker

The Century House (Dealer)

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

1 1/4 (H), 2 7/8 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.1828.1

Places

China