Dinner plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1780-1790

GUSN

GUSN-173379

Description

Armorial porcelain dinner plate with painted polychrome decoration comprising of a central coat-of-arms of a shield with a boar, two stars and a crescent, framed by a chain of flowers, above is a boar and below is a banner with a Latin inscription. blue flower and diaper design borders with gold stars and details.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dinner plates
porcelain
Chinese export
armorial (porcelain style)
Plate, Dinner

Inscription

"THE CENTURY HOUSE GALLERIES / KNIGHTSBRIDGE. S.W.1 / Guaranteed / Genuine" (printed)
"made circa 1785 / for Lewis de Teissier / of Woodcots Park, co. / Surrey, born in 1736" (handwritten)
"SIT ORDO IN OMNIBUS" (handwritten)

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Maker

The Century House (Dealer)

Dimensions

1 (H), 9 1/2 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.1929

Places

China