Saucer

Object Number: 
1942.419
Date: 
ca. 1800
Medium: 
Porcelain
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/4 x 6 1/8 in. ( 3.2 x 15.6 cm )
Description: 
Armorial saucer with deep cavetto; blue underglaze border pattern of trellis bounded by inverted fleur-de-lis on both rim and cavetto; coat-of-arms at center consisting of a pink-draped woman (the figure of Britannia) and Native American with bow standng by a blue and red quartered shield with a beaver, a whale, a mink and a seal set below a sailing vessel and above the motto "Commerio, liberali, Crescimus."
Gallery Label: 
Probably the coat-of-arms of the Canadian Trading Company.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group