Creamware, Transfer Printed Tankard,
Apotheosis, Sacred to the Memory of Washington
England, Liverpool, Circa 1800
Although a common transfer, this is the only extant tankard we know of…
Minor imperfections restored…two tiny rim chips and a short hairline; H: 6”
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")
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")
With The Three Bells Mark
Blue and white covered tobacco jar decorated with two Indians smoking on either side of "MANILLA".
This tobacco jar has been professionally restored.
Dimensions: 11.75-inches tall with lid, 6.25-inches without lid, diameter: 5-inches.
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")
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")
Porcelain Plate, Scudder's American Museum, 8.5"
Rare Puce Transfer
Established by John Scudder in 1810; sold to P.T. Barnum in 1841
Fine original condition