Armorial dinner plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1690-1720

GUSN

GUSN-173121

Description

Armorial porcelain dinner plate with blue and white decoration comprising of a coat-of-arms with three parrot heads and a chevron surmounted by a helmet and framed with foliate scrolls. Border of a diaper pattern with four reserves enclosing landscape scenes. Rim features sprays of sprays of flowers and a parrot at top. Gilding along rim.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dinner plates
porcelain
Chinese export
Plate, Dinner

Inscription

"THE CENTURY HOUSE GALLERIES / Guaranteed / Genuine / KNGHTSBRIDGE. S.W.1." (printed)
"c. 1710 / Christopher Lethieullier / Sheriff of London, died / 18 September 1728" (handwritten)

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

FD106

Related Items

Title Armorial dinner plate Accession Number 2006.44.1823.2

Maker

The Century House (Dealer)

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

1 (H), 8 3/4 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.1823.1

Places

China