Armorial Chinese Export Plate - Watson

Armorial Chinese Export Plate - Watson


Chinese Export Plate c. 1770 Qianlong period.


Dimension: 9 " diameter.

Crest of Admiral John Watson. C. 1770 Qianlong period. Admiral Watson was Commodore of the Fleet of the East India Company.

Floral spray border with spearhead inner border and central floral decoration.
The pattern pictured in Howard, Chinese Armorial Porcelain, Vol. 2, p. 381

Condition: Flea bites on back of rim; glaze hairline on back (not visible from front); otherwise in excellent condition consistent with age and usage.