Armorial dinner plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1690-1720

GUSN

GUSN-173138

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.\n

Details

Descriptive Terms

dinner plates
porcelain
Chinese export
Plate, Dinner

Inscription

"THE CENTURY HOUSE GALLERIES / Guaranteed / Genuine / KNIGHTSBRIDGE. S.W.1." (printed)
"c. 1790 / Christopher Lethieullier / Sheriff of London. Died / 18 September 1728" (handwritten)

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

FD106

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.1823.2

Places

China

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