Chinese Armorial Porcelain Plate Crest Badge RAWSON of Canton 1820
YEAR OF MANUFACTURE: circa 1820
WEIGHT: 19.29 troy ounces (21.16 ounces or 600.00 grams)
Here is a superb rare Chinese Daoguang armorial porcelain plate, made for the English RAWSON family of Canton, China. Wonderful green fitzhugh pattern. A fine example of early Anglo-Chinese trade. Beautifully painted example.
Probably made for the private firm of Rawson and Co who were one of seven trading in Canton during the 1820's. Howard states this is THE ONLY KNOWN BRITISH SERVICE with the GREEN FITZHUGH pattern. An Edward Rawson was secretary to the Colony of Massachusetts (1651-1686) from the Rawson family of Nidd Hall Yorkshire.
Date: Circa 1820. See Howard page 976 Vol 1.
Dimensions: Approx 9.75 Ins wide,
Condition: Excellent condition. Short hair crack to rim. Minor Wear.
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