London, South Kensington
18 July 2002
A FAMILLE ROSE ARMORIAL PLATE
PAINTED AND GILT WITH A CENTRAL CREST BEARING THREE BULLS' HEADS ABOVE THE MOTTO 'PERICULO ET LABORE' WITHIN A BORDER OFFLOWER SPRAYS, EXOTIC BIRDS AND A BLOSSOMING TREE -- 9IN. (23CMS) DIAM, (GILT RUBBING).
THE ARMS ARE OF BULL. SEE 'CHINESE ARMORIAL PORCELAIN', D.S HOWARD, PAGE 398.
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