Derby Armorial Porcelain Plate COLLINSON Impaling SOWERBY Chantry Park Ipswich East India Company Civil Service
YEAR OF MANUFACTURE: 1815
WEIGHT: 19.29 troy ounces (21.16 ounces or 600.00 grams)
A superb Derby porcelain deep plate, with scrolling foliate and bright gilded border. Central reserve with Coat of Arms of COLLINSON impaling SOWERBY.
Charles Streynsham Collinson 1753-1831, High Sheriff of Suffolk, married the daughter of John Sowerby April 30th 1803. They lived at (Chauntry) Chantry Park, Ipswich, Suffolk, England.
He spent over 30 years in the East India Company Civil Service in Bengal India, returning to England in 1798.
Peter Collinson R.A was a notable botanist.
In the Harrow School Register of 1820/21
C.S Collinson is described as Head Master and mention is made of his son,Charles John,Capt. 18th Regiment, killed at Chin-Kiang 1842. Awarded a medal. His brother of the 37th Bengal Infantry killed in Pushoor 1840. Mentioned in despatches.
Condition: Good display condition.
Small restored chip to back rim, associated fine haircrack, extending across arms. Consolidated. Hard to see. Some fine regilding.
Measurements: 10.5 Inches.
Similar example : The Getty Center B.2.
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