The center of the bowl is white porcelain and has an unidentified family Coat of Arms with a crowned lion and a unicorn at the sides. At the top of the crest is a Knight's helmet with a crowned lion above.
The design is further decorated with gilt enamel embellishment and black ribbon below. There are six small flowers with foliage encircling the Armorial design in the center. The colors are vibrant and compliment each other beautifully. Measures 1 1/2" high and 9" in diameter. The bowl is in very good to excellent Estate condition consistent with age and reflects minimal wear.
The enameling is vibrant and reflects little if any wear with no scratches, staining, etc. There is a tiny chip not noticed from the front on the underside of the rim which is not noticed from front and very faint roughness to the rim. We at Antiques & Moore have been in the Antiques business for over 30 years and try to describe our items as accurately as possible. We are happy to answer any questions and always appreciate your business!SAMSON PARIS PORCELAIN CHINESE EXPORT STYLE ARMORIAL 9 SOUP BOWL" is in sale since Sunday, August 27, 2017. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\China\Plates". The seller is "antiquesandmooresales" and is located in Hendersonville, North Carolina. This item can be shipped worldwide.