Shrimp dish

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1800-1891

GUSN

GUSN-175084

Description

Porcelain shrimp dish decorated in green and gilt Bird and Scared Flower pattern. Decorations include flowers, birds, butterflies, and, in the center, in brown, an armorial motif with a hand holding a sword that is run through the head of a boar. An oval border surronds the armorial motif with the motto in Latin 'AUDENTIOR ITO'.

Details

Descriptive Terms

platters
porcelain
Chinese export
armorial (porcelain style)
Platter

Inscription

AUDENTIOR ITO (Oval boarder surrounding central armorial motif)

Pattern

BIRD AND SACRED FLOWER

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

FD163

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

China

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

9 3/8 x 1 5/8 (WxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.3022

Places

China