Plate, ceramic, Chinese Export XIXc cat. card dims diam 9-3/4' Holiday Traditions, MacFarlane Room; Porcelain with 'Fitzhugh' border pattern, initials T.J. and sailing ships in underglaze blue

Plate with the initials "T.J." and sailing scene, c. 1800

Unknown artist, expand_more

Porcelainexpand_more

Gift of the Winfield Foundationexpand_more  56.21.114

G209expand_more

The central image on this plate shows a British East Indiaman of about 1800. The initials in the space left free in the rim design indicate that this was a popular generic underglaze blue design from Jingdezhen, to which any initials as well as vessel could be added in Canton.

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Plate with the initials "T.J." and sailing scene
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Artist
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56.21.114
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Plate, ceramic, Chinese Export XIXc cat. card dims diam 9-3/4' Holiday Traditions, MacFarlane Room; Porcelain with 'Fitzhugh' border pattern, initials T.J. and sailing ships in underglaze blue