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Chinese Export Porcelain Crested Blue Fitzhugh Footed Trays, Beale Family, Circa 1800.


Chinese Export Porcelain Crested Blue Fitzhugh Footed Trays,

Beale Family,

Circa 1800-1805.


Each of the square form porcelain trays have lobed corners and are raised on four low bracket feet.   The centre has the crest of the Beale family surrounded by the Fitzhugh design- all in underglaze blue.


The Beale family were involved in The East India Company in Canton.  The crest is a unicorn's head erased.


Daniel Beale who had been a purser for the East India Company became Prussian consol in 1787- often a device to stay in Canton against the wishes of the Company and in 1791 founded the private firm of Cox & Beale.


Dimensions: 9 3/4 inches square x 1 1/2 inches high. (24.77 cm x 24.77 cm square)


Reference:  The Choise of The Private Trader: The Private Market in Chinese Export Porcelain illustrated from the Hodroff Collection, David S. Howard, Page 104, No. 99, for a hot water plate from the same service.







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