Armorial saucer

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1740-1760

GUSN

GUSN-173080

Description

Armorial porcelain saucer with a white body and 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

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

FD109

Related Items

Title Armorial tea bowl Accession Number 2006.44.1828.1

Maker

Unknown

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

2006.44.1828.2

Places

China