Fine English Armorial, The Arms of Pigot #4446

A especially fine rendition of a Chinese export armorial service special ordered for the English Market, this wonderful soup plate has an exuberantly painted full Arms of Pigot centering the design, surrounded with a gilded diaperwork cavetto and spearhead- bordered rim. The service was made for George Pigot of Patshull, Staffordshire, who became Governor of Fort St. George, Madras from 1755-63 and again in 1775-77 where he died under mysterious “confined” circumstances. He was created a baronet in 1764. 9″ in diameter. ¬†Excellent condition. ¬†Illustrated in Howard’s Chinese Armorial Porcelain, Vol. I, page 251.

Armorial Holborne Plate #3644

Armorial Plate Bearing the Arms of Holborne

This rare armorial bears images of Portsmith on one side and the Pearl river on the other. In between these two is what was then called Madras. $2,850.

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