• Important American Furniture,  auction at Christies

    Sale 2287

    Important American Furniture, Folk Art, Silver & Chinese Export

    21 - 25 January 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 439

    A PAIR OF ENGLISH MARKET ARMORIAL PLATES

    CIRCA 1750

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    A PAIR OF ENGLISH MARKET ARMORIAL PLATES
    CIRCA 1750
    Each enameled with the arms of Winch or Wynch, a band of gilt vine at the well, the rim with grisaille and gilt sprays of peony, lotus and chrysanthemum
    9 in. (23 cm.) diameter (2)


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    According to D.S. Howard, Chinese Armorial Porcelain, vol. I, p. 302, this service may have been made for Alexander Wynch who became a member of the Council at Fort St. George in 1768 and Governor of Madras in 1773.