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TWO CHINESE FAMILLE ROSE ARMORIAL SALTS
QIANLONG PERIOD, CIRCA 1757 AND CIRCA 1775
Of oblong octagonal form, the first enamelled and gilt with the arms of Viscount Arbuthnott and the motto LAUS DEO within chain pattern at the rim and floral sprays at the sides, the second with the arms of Whitbread within spearheads and floral swags at the sides
Both 2 7/8 in. (7.3 cm.) wide (2)
Provenance
Second salt: with Jorge Welsh Oriental Art, Lisbon and London.

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Lot Essay

For the arms of the first see D. S. Howard, Chinese Armorial Porcelain, London, 1974, p. 538; and for the second, see op.cit., vol. II, 2003, p.451.

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