ORANGE FITZHUGH SETON ARMORIAL PLATE & POT DE CREME #7735, 7734 BOTH SOLD
One of the most striking armorial services made in the classic Fitzhugh pattern this beautifully hand-painted 9 3/4″ dinner plate and it’s accompanying 3 1/4″ pot-de-creme are both from a custom ordered service, each centered with the Arms of Seton quartering Hay, one of four services made for this family, this one made for Sir Alexander Seton, fifth baronet, who, along with his three sons, were all involved in the service of the Honourable East India Company. Illustrated and discussed in Howard’s Chinese Armorial Porcelain, vol. II, page 541. Very good condition. Circa 1810.