Armorial tea bowl

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

ca. 1750

GUSN

GUSN-173083

Description

Armorial porcelain tea bowl with foot ring with a white body and painted polychrome decoration with two coat-of-arms, one with an asymmetrical cartouche with three birds surmounted by a helmet with a bird with splayed wings, the other is an asymmetrical cartouche with three white roses on a blue ground surmounted by a helmet. Inner rim has a gold trefoil chain 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

2 (H), 3 5/8 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.1827.1

Places

China