Chinese Export Porcelain Green & Orange Fitzhugh Plates-Set of Six (6)

Chinese Export Porcelain Green & Orange Fitzhugh Plates,
Set of Six,
Circa 1800

The Chinese Export porcelain plates are painted with an unusual and rare combination of an orange center and a green border in a pattern known as Fitzhugh. It is also unusual to find a group of this pattern.

Dimensions: 9 3/4 inches diameter x 1 inch high

Provenance: Warren M. Little Collection, one of the sons of the famous Americana Collector Nina Little.

An example can be found in The Diplomatic Reception Rooms, U.S. Department of State, Washington, D.C.
Accession Number RR-2019.0003. (

A plate from the Elinor Gordon Collection was sold at Sothebys for $16,250.00 for a single plate (Lot 107,
23 January 2010 • New York, Sale Number: N08650)

Reference: "Chinese Export Porcelain: Standard Patterns and Form, 1780-1880", Herbert, Peter and Nancy Schiffer, Cover color photograph & Page 35, #92 for a selection of unusual colors on Fitzhugh., Jan Erik Nillson

The Fitzhugh pattern bears a close resemblance to the composition of the design on contemporary Chinese textiles, which might have served as an inspiration to the pattern maker. It consists of four groups of flowers or plants spaced evenly around a central panel, which in rare pieces are replaced with a coat-of-arm, initials, or a scenic view.

(Ref: NY10027-mcmi)

Dealer Earle D. Vandekar of Knightsbridge, Inc.
Date: 1790-1800
Origin China
Measurements 9 3/4 inches diameter
Inventory View Dealer's Inventory
Price 12000
Contact Paul Vandekar, 212-308-2022 or

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