Chinese armorial porcelain dish, with the Arms of The Honourable East India Company. Jiajing Period.

August 28, 2019 1:50 pm Published by

A Chinese Armorial porcelain dish, c. 1800, Jiaqing Period. Painted with the Coat-of-Arms of the Honourable East India Company, beating the motto “Auspicio Regis et Senatus Angliae” (By command of the King and Parliament of England).
Diameter – 21 cm, 8 2/8″.
Condition – Minor wear to the enamel. Otherwise perfect condition. No damage. No restoration.

This plate is from a large and famous service, made for the Honourable East India Company residences in India, Madras, Bombay and Calcutta during the Jiaqing Period (1796-1820). What remsined was was shipped to England by successive Governors of the company as well as Earl and Countess Mountbatten of Burma and last Viceroy of India.

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