Adirondack History Museum – Adirondack History Museum 2021 Auction
Auction Ends: Dec 5, 2021 11:00 PM EST


Armorial Porcelain Platter

Item Number
Estimated Value
$250 USD
$90 USD to cf27f246b
Number of Bids
11  -  Bid History

Item Description

This stunning 18th century platter, made in China, was owned by US Ambassador to France, Robert Bacon, and was brought back to the US in the early 1900s. The platter is Soft-paste porcelain plate with the coat of arms. The word Essayez means "to strive" or "to put forth effort." 18" x 14.5"


Armorial ware or heraldic china (and a variety of other terms) are ceramics decorated with a coat of arms, either that of a family, or an institution or place.

Item Special Note

Must pick up at the Adirondack History Museum