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Orange Fitzhugh Armorial Pot-de-Creme Sold

A little jewel of a piece, this charming Chinese export porcelain pot-de-creme is hand-painted in the Orange Fitzhugh pattern and is centered with the Arms of Seton quartering HayIt is the third of FOUR services made for this family (such was the status of owning an armorial service), this specific service ordered for Sir Alexander Seton who, along with three sons, served in the British East India Company. Measuring 3 1/2″ tall and in excellent condition. Illustrated in Howard’s Chinese Armorial Porcelain, Vol. II, page 541.  $850.00

Pair of RARE Gold Fitzhugh Plates #7865 Sold

An extraordinarily rare pair of Chinese export porcelain in Gold Fitzhugh dinner plates. The classic pattern originating around 1785 and proving so popular that it was created in various colorways into the 19th century. These two plates must have come from a commissioned one-off special order service with the intricate pattern hand-painted in gold, possibly ordered by a Captain Duke, of the ship Pilgrim, circa 1805.  Measuring 9 1/2″ in diameter and in very good condition.


RARE Color Yellow Fitzhugh Plate #4719

One of the rarest colors in the Fitzhugh palette, this Chinese export porcelain 8 1/2″ plate is hand-painted in the very detailed classic Fitzhugh pattern with peony, butterflies, and antique objects incorporated into its complex design. The pattern, created in the later 18th century, proved popular and went through a number of colorways – this one is one of the rarest as yellow was a very expensive and difficult enamel to fire.  Restored.  First half of the 19th century.




Green Fitzhugh Mug #7594

A vibrantly painted Chinese export porcelain mug decorated in the Green Fitzhugh pattern. Approximately 5″ tall and in good condition.  Circa 1820.

Handsome Blue Fitzhugh Compote #7258c

A very fine Chinese export porcelain shaped compote decorated in the Blue Fitzhugh pattern, the handsome and elegant form taken from  European forms of the period. 4 1/2″ x 12′ x 9″. Very good condition. Circa 1800-1820.


Two Fine Small Blue Fitzhugh Platters #7241c,

Two lovely examples of Chinese export porcelain in the Blue Fitzhugh pattern. The small oval platter one measuring 7 1/4 x 10 1/8″, the more rectangular form oval measuring 7 7/8″ x 9 7/8″. Both in very good condition and dating to circa 1800-1820. Priced individually at $450.00.