The service made for Samuel Peach of Gloucestershire, a director of the British East India Co. from 1773 to 1784 (d. 1790), with this charming scene, called by Howard "...unique for armorial porcelain." (See Chinese Armorial Porcelain, vol. I, p. 346.) Howard also calls the arms "marshalled in an interesting manner." The arms of Peach of Rooksmore had been granted in 1769.