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


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.

Literature: A plate of this design and dated to c.1800 is illustrated in - China for the West, Chinese Porcelain & other Decorative Arts for Export Illustrated from the Mottahedeh Collection (David S. Howard and John Ayers, Sotheby`s,1978) Volume 1, p.202, pl.201.

Medium: Porcelain

Condition: Minor wear to the enamel. Otherwise perfect condition. No damage. No restoration.

£490

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