Fifty-five piece Chinese Export Dinner Service monogrammed "AQ"

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1790-1800

GUSN

GUSN-174069

Description

Fifty-five piece Chinese export dinner service with blue diamond patterned band and spearhead border with "AQ" monogram in shield. Includes serving bowls, gravy boat, soup plates, dinner and dessert plates, soup tureen, and platters.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dinner services
porcelain
Chinoiserie

Inscription

"AQ" (Gold painted script on front or side of piece.)

Associated Building

Josiah Quincy House (Quincy, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

8.2

People and Organizations

Metropolitan Moving & Storage

Quincy, Edmund, 1903-1997
Quincy, Abigail Phillips, 1745-1798

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

China

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Accession Number

2009.5.2

Places

China¯ (Okinawa-jima, Okinawa-shoto¯, Okinawa prefecture, Ryukyu region, Japan)
Possibly Lowestoft (Suffolk, England, United Kingdom)