A very handsome Chinese export porcelain American market hot water dish hand-painted in the rich Orange FitzHugh pattern and centered with a large spread eagle based upon an early version of the Great Seal of the United States bearing an E Pluribus Unum banner in its beak. From a service made for Robert Stockton of New Jersey (1766-1828). he was a son of a signer of the Declaration of Independence and was himself a Representative to the U.S. Congress and later, a Senator. Measuring approximately 101/4″ in diameter and with only a small chip to the spout restored and very minor re-touch to the enamels, otherwise brilliant condition. Circa 1820).