Soup tureen, lid and tray from the service ordered by Sir Phillip Gibbes of Barbados
Chinese Export Porcelain
A fine and important soup tureen, lid and tray from the service ordered by Sir Phillip Gibbes of Barbados. Sir Gibbes corresponded with Benjamin Franklin concerning the effects of the Revolutionary War and those letters are perserved at the University library at Yale. Original, untouched condition, circa 1775 See Howard, Chinese Armorial Porcelain volume. 1, page 518
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