London, South Kensington
14 November 2003
A famille rose armorial meatdish, Qianlong
painted and gilt with central coat of arms bearing the motto 'Virtus Sibi Praemium', within borders of chain pattern and floral garlands -- 14¾in. (37.5cms) long.
The arms are of Wilson. See 'Chinese Armorial Porcelain', D.S Howard, p.614.
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