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$ 1,450

Chinese Export Porcelain Armorial Plate, c. 1750

Documentation Signed
Origin China
Period 18th Century
Materials porcelain
Diam. 9 in;
Diam. 22.86 cm;
Condition Good. Good condition with no chips, cracks or repairs. Minor scratches and rubbing, as expected.
Creation Date 1750
Description Chinese Export porcelain armorial plate, decorated with the arms of Fludyer. See David Howard, Chinese Armorial Porcelain Vol 1, p. 486.

The arms are of Sir Samuel Fludyer (1704-1768). Fludyer was was a successful textile merchant, Member of Parliment and banker. He served as Lord Mayor of London in 1761-2.

Male wigs were at the height of fashion in the middle of the 18th century. The coronation of King George III in September of 1761 prompted artist and satirist William Hogarth (1697-1764) to produce his engraving, "The Five Orders of Periwigs", which lampoons the outlandish wigs and the men who wore them. Hogarth revealed the 'winged periwig' at the end of the second row was worn by Fludyer to the coronation.
Styles / Movements Chinese Export, Rococo, Traditional
Dealer Reference Number 9113738
Incollect Reference Number 336552
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