- Department: Oriental Ceramics and Works of Art
- Auction: 10 December 2010, lot 1713
- Viewing: 27 November – 5 December 2010
John Roberts of Bonnington was made a director of the East India Company in 1764, eventually rising to Deputy Chairman and then Chairman. The service may have marked his retirement as a director of the Company. Roberts had previously ordered at least two other services.
Howard, David S; Chinese Armorial Porcelain.