Chinese Export Armorial Platter, Arms of Bausset, French, Circa 1750 to 1760
Marquis de Baussett (1723 to 1809)
Reference: Lebel, Antoine; French and Swiss Armorials on Chinese Export Porcelain of the 18th Century, page 100
Service ordered for Joachim, Marquis de Bausset, an officer of the Kings Galleys; in 1751 he married Marie Francoise de Thomassin de Reillane with whom he had eight children. He was brother of Emmanuel Francoise, Bishop of Frejus who also ordered a service through cousins established in Poundcherry. (Minor edge chips, else fine and original; 12 by 9.5")
Rose Medallion Punch Bowl
China Date/Period: Circa 1850
Measurement: (Height: 7”; diameter: 18”)
Material: Porcelain, Enamel and Gilt
Additional Information: A Chinese export Famille rose or rose medallion large center
bowl/punch bowl from the mid-19th century in the ‘Rose Medallion’ pattern. The exterior
and interior typically enameled and gilt with panel of court figures within dense floral
borders. Rare large size with exceptional enameling.
Chinese Export Tea Bowl [saucer], Memorial Obelisk – WASHINGTON, Ch’ing
For the American Market Date/Period: Circa 1800 - SOLD
Measurement: Diameter: 6.25"
Reference: See Collecting Chinese Export Porcelain by Elinor Gordon, pp. 144 – 145.
Also, by Elinor Gordon, Treasures From The East for articles worth reading: Lowestoft
China by Mrs. Jacques Noel Jacobsen, pp. 48 – 51. Also, Imitations of Chinese
Lowestoft by Homer Eaton Keyes, pp. 70 – 73, see figure 5a. Also, by Mr.
Keyes, Lowestoft: Exclusively American, pp. 115 – 119, see figure 8, Washington Urn
Platter, a token of mourning for George Washington’s death.
Additional Information: Washington urn bowl [tea bowl-saucer], so-called “American Lowestoft”, porcelain
made/decorated in the Far East for American Customers. The Chinese makers were
very competent in producing memorial porcelains.
Decoration is in a somber scheme of sepia, dark brown, and gilt.
Chinese Export, Porcelain Plate, Judgment of Paris, Famille Rose Enamels Qianlong Period, Circa 1750
Reference: Michael Beurdeley, Chinese Trade Porcelain, page 157.
A view of 'Paris' seated by his recumbent hound, offering the golden apple to Aphrodite flanked by Hera and her peacock, and Athena with Cupid seated at her feet. the rim with gilt scrolled edge. (Very good original condition; diameter: 9")
Porcelain, Chinese Export Armorial Dish, Arms of Johnstone Impaling Gordon
Chia Ch'ing, Circa 1805
Baronets of Westehall, Dumfriesshire Impaling Gordon
Reference: D.S. Howard Chinese Armorial Porcelain, volume I, page 783, X4
Sir James Johnstone, 3rd Baronet, had for sons, James and William succeeded him as 4th and 5th Baronets; and George, sometime Governor of Pensacola in Florida and John of Alva. (Restoration to hairline crack; diameter: 7.5")
Chinese Export Porcelain, Fitzhugh,
Orange & White Vegetable Dishes & Covers
Circa 1800-1840 - SOLD
Covered vegetable, entre tureens, serving dishes…artichoke finials, decorated interiors;
typical diapering, floral and animal reserves. Very good condition with rubbing to gilt.
(Height: 5"; width: 9.5"; depth: 8.25")
Porcelain, Chinese Export Armorial Dish, Arms of Winder
K'ang Hsi, Circa 1720
Reference: D.S. Howard Chinese Armorial Porcelain, volume I, page 797, Y3
A rare plate for this period, the Winder family was originally seated in Cumberland. Although probably K'ang His, the service may be later, some date to 1760. Howard states that the underglaze blue and similarity in quality of porcelain and style to 1720 Imari are clear. (Chips to foot of base, else fine and original; diameter: 7.75")
Porcelain, Chinese Export Armorial Dish, Plate, Arms of Colvil, Colville
Scotland, Circa 1800 to 1825
Arms of Colvill or Colville
Reference: D.S. Howard, Chinese Armorial Porcelain, page 229; L2.
Sir Robert Colvill was created Lord Colvill of Ochiltree in Scotland in 1651. The 3rd Baronet died in London in 1782, when the title was claimed by his cousin Robert, but this was disallowed by the House of Lords. It is significant that this coat is shown as impalement on a service made in 1745 for Charles Bennett, 2nd Earl of Tankersville, who married Camilla, daughter of Edward Colville of Whitehouse in Co. Durham, a Lady of the Bedchamber to Queen Caroline. Although unlikely due to his age, this service may have been made for Edward Colville, his son.
Note: There are differences in the spelling of the name Colvill/Coville It is not written incorrectly. (Excellent original condition having only a few fleabites to foot of base, else fine; diameter: 8.75")
Chinese Export Porcelain, Canton, Basket & Underplate, Reticulated
Measurement: 4" x 10.75" x 9.25"; Undertray: 1.75" x 9.75" x 11"
Condition: Excellent original condition
Additional Information: Blue and white oval fruit basket and undertray.
Chinese Export Rose Medallion Tureen & Cover, Mandarin Scenes
Date/Period: Third Quarter, 19th Century
Measurement: Height: 9"; width: 13"; depth: 8.5"
Condition: Excellent original condition
Additional Information: A large export porcelain tureen and lid having a large lotus
blossom final…allover polychrome painted reserves featuring vignettes Chinese figures
in domestic settings and ornate landscapes against an elaborate gilt and green ground
with exotic birds, flowers and butterflies, gilt entwined strap handles, no marks.
Ironstone Make-do Molded Pitcher, Sheet Iron Handle, Molded Grape Octagon
Base with Mark of Distributor: IRONSTONE CHINA / JOHN FARRALL Date/Period: Circa 1855
Measurement: Height; 10.75"
Condition: Make-do handle, spider hairline to base…displays well.
Additional Information: Copper color relief grape, leaves, and tendril decoration.
Tinsmith made wire reinforced rolled edge handle with ribbed thumbpiece.
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