London, South Kensington
11 June 2004
A famille rose saucer dish, early 19th Century
with raised curved rim on short foot, delicately enamelled with figures crossing a bridge, in a clearing before rocks and pine and in huts, before a waterfall and mountain landscape, four character hallmark to underside - 7½in. (19cm.) diam.
Paper labels to underside:-
William Tibbits, 17 Kurtz Avenue, Lancaster , New York.
From Henderson House or Cruger Mansion Mohawk, N.Y. property of Helen Roosevelt Robinson niece of Pres. Theodore Roosevelt and John Jacob Astor. Wife of Theodore Douglas Robinson, Asst. Sec. of Navy under Calvin Coolidge.
Tao Kwung 1840, Presented in 1910 by Prince Fu Tsi (Son of Prince Ching) to Mrs Douglas Robinson.
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