China | c. 1790
From the William Beckford Table Service, Fonthill.
Late 18th Century
Bearing the arms and crest of Beckford, repeated four times around the rim of the plates.
Diameter: 6” (5.5cm)
There is a very small octagonal plate (9cms) in Beckford’s Tower and Museum which is from the same service and most probably commissioned by Alderman Beckford, Lord Mayor of London (1763-1770), father of William Beckford.