Chinese Armorial Plate GUY FAWKES Coat Arms Crest FARNLEY HALL
A superb Chinese armorial plate, with the arms of the FAWKES family. Relatives of the infamous Guy Fawkes from the Gunpowder Plot. Fawkes of Farnley Hall, Otley Yorkshire.The famous artist J.M.W Turner was a frequent visitor. Many of his paintings were part of the family collection.
Measures approx 9 Inches wide.
Good condition for age. Unusually, the piece was damaged and re-fired or luted back together with flux or glaze to make a permanent repair. Some regilding.