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Chinese Export Armorial Plate - Ferguson

Chinese Export Armorial Plate - Ferguson


Chinese export porcelain plate, circa 1750.


Dimensions: Approximately 8⅞” in diameter.



The edge is gilded.


The rim is decorated with floral sprays.


The cavetto is decorated with a spearhead pattern.


The center is decorated with the arms and motto of the Ferguson (sometimes spelled Fergusson) family. Note that the arms bear the mark of a son, in this case in the form a ring.


The reverse is unmarked.


The service is illustrated and discussed in Howard, “Chinese Armorial Porcelain”, Vol. 1., at p. 448.

Howard notes that the family descended from Fergus Ferguson, who received a charter of the Kilkerran lands from King James III of Scotland in 1466.


Condition: In excellent condition consistent with age and usage. Please examine the photos; they are part of the description.


Please note, I do NOT issue partial refunds. If you believe that my description is not accurate, I will refund your purchase price upon receipt of the item in the same condition as it was sent under the terms of the return policy in this listing.


I also do not ship to post office boxes.

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