Dessert plate - ROM2006_7990_1

ROM2006_7990_1

Dessert plate

Maker: Unidentified maker
Medium:Porcelain
Geography: Jingdezhen, Jiangxi, China
Date: c. 1800-1810
Dimensions:
2.5 (height) x 19.1 (diameter) cm
Object number: 962.193.10
Credit Line: Gift of the Sigmund Samuel Endowment Fund
Not on view
Description

Mackenzie dinner service

The stag’s head crest on this service is the symbol of the clan Mackenzie. The original owner is sometimes identified as Sir Alexander Mackenzie (1764-1820), but research now suggests that it was his first cousin, Roderick Mackenzie. Both were partners in the Montreal-based North West Company. Roderick Mackenzie (c. 1761-1844) resided at Terrebonne, north of Montreal, where he had a large manor house. This dinner service originally had several hundred pieces, 29 of which are at the ROM.

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