17 June 2003
A GRISAILLE, ENAMELLED AND GILT ARMORIAL PLATE FOR THE SCOTTISH MARKET
Decorated at the centre with the arms of More(?) impaling Hog, a helmet and two crests, one repeated at the border in roundels within puce and gilt cartouches at the compass points dividing delicate gilt floral sprays, the well with floral cartouches on a grisaille cell-pattern band, underside rim chip infilled
9 in. (23 cm. ) diam.
Purchased from The Chinese Porcelain Company.
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See D. S. Howard, Chinese Armorial Porcelain, vol. II, London, 2003, p. 160. Our thanks go to Mr. Howard for supplying this information prior to publication date.
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