13 November 2003
A FAMILLE ROSE ARMORIAL PLATE FOR THE ENGLISH MARKET
Enamelled and gilt at the centre with the arms of Jephson impaling Lowndes, with helmet, crest and motto PRO PATRIA SEMPER, within a border of gilt shell-scroll suspending four fruit sprays, minor rim chips
9 in. (23 cm.) diam.
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For these arms, see D. S. Howard, Chinese Armorial Porcelain, vol.II, London, 2003, p.736 (unillustrated).
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