Armorial saucer

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

ca. 1750

GUSN

GUSN-173084

Description

Armorial porcelain saucer 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.\n

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)
"c. 1750 / Appleton / Onslow. / Tea cup & Saucer / 50 " (handwritten)

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

FD109

Related Items

Title Armorial tea bowl Accession Number 2006.44.1827.1

Maker

The Century House (Dealer)

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

1 1/8 (H), 5 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.1827.2

Places

China