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Chinese Export Armorial Plate - Watson

Chinese Export Armorial Plate - Watson


Chinese export porcelain plate c. 1770.


Dimensions: Approximately 9 " diameter.



The rim of the plate is decorated with floral sprays and bears the crest of Admiral John Watson on the rim.


The cavetto is decorated with a spearhead band.


The center of the plate has a central floral spray.


The reverse is undecorated.


Admiral Watson was Commodore of the Fleet of the East India Company.


A plate from this service is illustrated and discussed in Howard, Chinese Armorial Porcelain, Vol. 2, p. 381.


Condition:     Flea bites on back of the rim; glaze hairline on back (not visible from front); otherwise 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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