Sugar bowl

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

GUSN

GUSN-174507

Description

Porcelain sugar bowl decorated with Worcester coat of arms. Decoration has a shield in quarters. Top left is white with a black border on right and bottom and black stripe in middle. Two black pears above stripe and one black pear below. Top right and lower left quarters are red. Bottom right quarter is black. Center of shield is a castle. Shield is inside a wreath with two branches. Right branch has long pointed leaves. Left branch has rounded leaves and red berries. A ribbon with the motto in Latin ties the branches of the wreath "Civitas in bello in pace fidelis" (City faithful in war and peace). Below is the word Worcester. Textured to look like a barrel.

Details

Descriptive Terms

sugar bowls
porcelain
armorial (porcelain style)
Bowl, Sugar

Inscription

"ROYAL WORCESTER ENGLAND" (Black pottery mark with circle and crown)
"232 / G" (Black mark with horizontal line separating)

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Maker

Worcester Royal Porcelain Co., Ltd. (Manufacturer)

Dimensions

2 x 3 1/2 x 2 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.3024.2

Places

Worcester (Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom)